Troopers: JC search the result of high-speed police pursuit - WBNG.com: Binghamton-area News, Weather, Sports

Troopers: JC search the result of high-speed police pursuit

Posted: Updated:

JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) -- A large search by police on Monday was the end result of a multi-county high-speed police chase, according to New York State Police.

State police say deputies with the Chemung County Sheriff's Office tried to pull over a vehicle for speeding Monday evening on Route 17 eastbound, but the driver would not stop, leading law enforcement on a high-speed pursuit with a top speed of 103 miles per hour. 

Deputies dropped the pursuit at the Chemung-Tioga County line, with New York State Police picking up the pursuit through Tioga and Broome Counties, authorities say.

State police note the vehicle took the Airport Road Exit in Johnson City, got on Route 17 westbound, then took the Oakdale Mall exit before getting on Harry L Drive.

A vehicle matching the description of the speeding vehicle was found at 114 North Arch Street. Officers with New York State Police, the Johnson City Police Department and the Broome County Sheriff's Office could be seen searching North Arch Street between Franklin and Summit streets.

Related: Authorities operate search Monday night in Johnson City

Authorities have not located the driver of the vehicle and have not put together a description of the suspect yet. However, state police say they do not believe the public is in any danger.

The incident is under investigation.

Powered by Frankly