April 20, 2014

Texas motorcyclist arrested after driving 100+ mph on I-80

A motorcyclist is in the Lincoln County jail after leading a state trooper on a high speed chase; a very high speed chase.

The Nebraska State Patrol reports that 29-year-old Erick Osborne of El Paso, Texas has been arrested on charges of speeding, flight to avoid arrest and willful reckless driving.

A trooper reported he clocked Osborne driving his 2002 Suzuki motorcycle on I-80 east of North Platte at 105 mph. That was only the beginning.

Osborne allegedly refused to pull over when the trooper began pursuit. Speeds reached up to 145 mph until Osborne pulled over after about 10 minutes at the Hershey exit.