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Reckless driver leads troopers on 120 mph chase in St. Lucie County

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Reckless driver leads troopers on 120 mph chase in St. Lucie County

St. Lucie County, Fl (treasurecoast.com)- A reckless driver speeding more than 120 miles per hour led troopers on a dangerous chase on Interstate 95 in St. Lucie County on Thursday.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a pair of troopers spotted a blue Volkswagen driving in a “reckless manner” in the northbound lanes of I-95 around 11 am between mile markers 89 and 103.

FHP said the driver was speeding more than 120 miles per hour at one point and kept changing lanes.

Reckless driver leads troopers on 120 mph chase in St. Lucie County
Reckless driver leads troopers on 120 mph chase in St. Lucie County

After chasing the driver for more than 20 miles, one of the troopers performed a PIT maneuver on the Volkswagen near mile marker 114, Becker Road in Port St. Lucie, causing the vehicle to spin out on the highway.

Troopers arrested the driver, identified as Johnson Conrad, 34, on charges of reckless driving and fleeing and eluding.

Conrad was taken to Cleveland Clinic Tradition Hospital with minor injuries.

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