Three suspects arrested after high-speed chase through Kansas City area

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police arrested three suspects after a high-speed pursuit Tuesday through the Kansas City area.

The chase started before 2 p.m. near 23rd Street and Prospect Avenue.

Officers chased three suspects inside a gray Oldsmobile. Police said the suspects are involved in an ongoing drug investigation.

Speeds reached around 100 mph on southbound 71 Highway. The chase continued to westbound Interstate 435, northbound I-435, and then to eastbound Parallel Parkway in Kansas City, Kan.

The suspect vehicle pulled into a gas station at Parallel and 47th just before 2:20 p.m. Police immediately arrested all three suspects.

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Police said the driver of the Oldsmobile ran cars off the road, but there were no reports of crashes during the pursuit. No injuries were reported.

Troopers with the Kansas State Highway Patrol assisted with the chase. The chase covered a distance of 40-50 miles.

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