Police Pursuit Called off After Motorcyclist Goes Wrong Way - NBC 7 San Diego

Police Pursuit Called off After Motorcyclist Goes Wrong Way

Suspect on motorcycle was riding at about 100 miles per hour

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    Police called off a high-speed pursuit Sunday afternoon after losing sight of a motorcyclist who was traveling the wrong way on a major San Diego freeway.

    The chase began at about 1:30 p.m. Sunday on the southbound interstate 5, according to the San Diego Police Department.

    The motorcyclist was traveling at speeds of about 100 miles per hour when a CHP officer attempted to pull the suspect over.

    The suspect took off, heading toward the border. At one point, the motorcyclist crashed and hit a patrol vehicle on its front light.

    Police called off the chase when the suspect began going the wrong way on the northbound Interstate 5.

    About 10 minutes later, they called off the the chase, since they were unable to pursue the suspect going the wrong way.

    The suspect was last seen at the I-805 and I-5 split near the border.

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