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High-speed police chase in Bienville, Webster parishes ends with a crash; 2 men arrested

A high speed chase from Bienville to Webster Parish ended in a crash on Friday, April 9, 2021.
A high speed chase from Bienville to Webster Parish ended in a crash on Friday, April 9, 2021.(KSLA)
Updated: Apr. 9, 2021 at 4:45 PM CDT
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WEBSTER PARISH, La. (KSLA) — A police chase that went from Bienville Parish into Webster Parish the afternoon of Friday, April 9 ended in a crash, officials say.

The high-speed pursuit reportedly began on westbound Interstate 20 in Bienville Parish and near I-20 at Louisiana Highway 532 just outside Minden in Webster Parish.

The chase started when three unmarked police units tried to pull over a vehicle and the driver did not stop, officials say. The suspects’ vehicle reportedly reached speeds of more than 130 mph on the interstate.

High speed chase ends in crash in Webster Parish
High speed chase ends in crash in Webster Parish(KSLA)

The suspects crossed over into Webster Parish and the driver took Exit 53 onto LA 532.

Officials say weapons were recovered from the suspects’ vehicle. One suspect has been taken into custody, while the other has been taken to a local hospital as a precaution.

No other details are available right now. We will update this story when we know more.

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