Newly released dash cam video shows the high-speed chase where the Florida Highway Patrol declared a Dodge Hellcat reach speeds of 160 miles per hour on Interstate 75.
It started at 6:23 a.m. Friday when the FHP Jacksonville Communications Center received a call about cars that had been reported stolen. During the chase, soldiers chased suspects from Sumter all the way to Hamilton County and even into Georgia.
The video shows that once the driver of the 2022 Dodge Hellcat sped across I-75, the soldier immediately stepped on the gas and began the chase.
It took the soldier about six and a half minutes to catch up with the driver. This was only possible after other soldiers used a strip of spikes on the car.
Several soldiers can be seen on the video approaching the car, which had crashed into the median, with firearms.
The soldiers discovered that the occupants were nowhere to be found. They had escaped and run into the nearby woods.
At 1:20 p.m. Friday, the three suspects were captured and taken into custody.
The charges against them include grand larceny, flight from the police and obstruction of justice.
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