4 arrested after Wednesday morning police chase

Overnight police chase ends in Richfield

It happened around 2 a.m. near 66th Street and I-35W.

UPDATE 2/8/24: Savage police released information Thursday morning about a police chase they began the day before that ended in Richfield.

According to police, an officer saw a suspicious vehicle – identified as a gray Kia – with a broken rear window traveling onto Eagan Drive from Ottawa Avenue.

When the officer tried to stop the Kia, its driver sped off, which resulted in a chase.

Police say the driver entered Burnsville at a high rate of speed before heading north onto I-35W. The vehicle exited in Bloomington at 90th street, where it headed east.

After, police say the driver returned to I-35W, where it went north until exiting onto 66th Street.

Traffic management cameras captured the moment a tire came off the vehicle, causing the driver to lose control before coming to a stop against the I-35W sound barrier.

The vehicle was reported stolen out of Minneapolis police add.

A previous version of this report can be found below.

INITIAL REPORT 2/7/24: 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS is working to get more information about a high-speed chase overnight that ended in Richfield early Wednesday.

The chase happened along I-35W in Burnsville just after 2 a.m., and when the vehicle gets near 66th Street in Richfield, traffic management cameras capture the moment when a tire comes off.

The driver then loses control and comes to a stop up against the sound barrier on I-35W.

Police were seen taking at least three people into custody.

Check back for updates.