Kansas City Police have arrested two people after an intense car chase and crash on the Kansas City Chiefs parade tour route. The Kansas City Chiefs parade tour was interrupted due to an intense police car chase. The chase ended in a crash on the edge of the Super Bowl parade route.
No injuries were reported and two people have been arrested.
The incident happened at around 8.20 am local time on Wednesday at 20th and Pershing.
Multiple videos of the crash have surfaced online due to the packed out route.
The police used a PIT manoeuvre to stop the car and approached the vehicle with guns raised.
Some fans alongside the parade route lied flat on the ground as a precaution against a worst-case scenario.
Early reports have indicated that no shots were fired during the incident.
The Clay County Sheriff’s office described the event on their Twitter page.
The Tweet read: “A Clay County deputy assisting along the parade route threw stop sticks and successfully deflated two tired on the suspect vehicle during the chase.
“We are glad nobody was injured.
“Enjoy the Chiefs parade.”
A spokesman for the Kansas City Police Department, Sgt. Jake Becchina explained police are investigating whether the driver was impaired.
The suspect’s motives are currently unknown at this point.
Mr Becchina added the chase was not thought to be related to any act of terrorism.
The vehicle has been searched and no weapons or explosives were found.
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Published at Wed, 05 Feb 2020 15:23:00 +0000