VACAVILLE (CBS13) — Officers resorted to using spike strips to stop a chase along Interstate 80 near Vacaville early Wednesday morning.
California Highway Patrol says they were called to help Vacaville police pursue a fleeing suspect.READ MORE: Sacramento County Tackles Zip Code Vaccine Disparities
Exactly what started the chase is unclear, but the suspect ended up on westbound I-80.
CHP aircraft H-32 got a visual of the suspect and tracked him from above, letting officers follow from a safe distance.READ MORE: Feds' Boogaloo Indictment Details Inside of Northern California Extremist Group
Eventually, near the area of I-80 and Willow Road in Hercules, officers deployed spike strips and disabled the car. The suspect pulled off to the should, then got out and ran but was quickly swarmed by officers.
The suspect fell into a shallow creek and then surrendered to officers, CHP says.MORE NEWS: Will Vaccine Hesitancy Impact Herd Immunity In California?
Vacaville Police are continuing to investigate the incident. The suspect’s name has not been released at this point.