YAKIMA, Wash.-- A man is in jail after
leading police on a late-night chase through Yakima and Union Gap.
It started at 1:30 Wednesday morning,
when a Union Gap officer attempted to pull over a black Honda, but the car sped
The chase lasted 20 minutes and reached
speeds of 100 miles an hour at times.
The driver eventually crashed his car near 52nd Avenue
We received several Facebook posts from
viewers who wondered why police didn't call off the chase.
Union Gap Police Sergeant Chase Kellogg said
making that call depends on the situation.
"The pursuit we had last night or
earlier this morning, there were at total of 2 other cars on the road, I
believe, during the entire pursuit. There was no imminent danger," Kellogg
Police say the car was stolen. The driver
was treated for minor injuries and booked into the Yakima County Jail.