A 16-year-old Ocean Park boy led Oregon State Police on a high-speed chase just after midnight Thursday, eventually arrested for seven charges, including driving under the influence of intoxicants, speeding in excess of 100 miles per hour and reckless endangering.
He had two young passengers, an 18- and a 22-year-old. Both were not injured. The drivers name has not yet been released.
At 12:05 a.m. Thursday, Oregon State Police attempted to stop a Chrysler LHS for speeding on the Astoria Bridge, traveling at 108 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone.
The driver did not stop the car and instead continued north into Long Beach, where he failed to negotiate a turn and crashed into a fence surrounding a home. The pursuit lasted approximately 15 minutes.
The teen then attempted flee on foot, but was arrested after a short foot pursuit.
He was taken into custody and is charged with attempt to elude in a vehicle, reckless driving, reckless endangering, speeding at more than 100 miles per hour, no operators license and driving uninsured.
Washington State Patrol arrested the suspect for additional charges, including driving under the influence of intoxicants.
The Pacific County Sheriffs Office, Long Beach Police Department, and Astoria Police assisted in the pursuit.