High speed car chase ends near Durango, 1 arrested

DURANGO, Colo. (KRQE), Aug. 18, 2015 – A high-speed car chase that reached speeds of 100 miles per hour ended after the driver ran off the side of a county road and into a ditch near Durango. The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office tracked down the vehicle after a fight broke in Ignacio Monday evening. The pursuit lasted 30 minutes and the male driver was arrested and transferred to the southern Ute Police Department. No injuries have been reported.