EUGENE, OR – A high-speed chase has police asking for the public’s assistance in locating the driver involved. The man led officers on a wild pursuit on the Beltline Monday.
According to the information police received, the man was driving a green four-door 2003 Toyota Camry. In addition to this, the vehicle has a light gray bumper with a license plate 732LHD. Moreover, police received reports of a driver speeding east on the Beltline at around 3 p.m.
Still, the driver tried to escape from the police. He continued to drive recklessly in the vicinity of Beltline and Gateway Street, according to officers. And, a high-speed chase ensued.
It should be of note, police provided information from other drivers who were witnesses to the high-speed chase. As a result, officers were able to track down the vehicle involved in the pursuit just a short distance away. However, the driver was not with the car at the time.
Furthermore, the driver was seen fleeing the scene in an older white and blue Jeep Grand Cherokee, confirmed police. A police dog was used to locate the driver. However, efforts proved to be unsuccessful.
Apart from this, the suspect is described as a 6 feet tall, black male with a medium build. He is also said to be around the age of 30.
Importantly, for anyone with information regarding the incident, Jeep, or suspicious activity in the Game Farm Road and Pheasant Boulevard area, it is important to contact authorities. Officer Randy Sewell can be reached at 541-682-5157.