A high speed chase on Interstate 15 in Nevada and Arizona came to a crawl and then a stop when the suspects blew across the Utah border and over tire spike strips laid by Utah Highway Patrol troopers.
UHP said a black 2007 BMW 750 Li sedan, traveling at an estimated 140 mph, was being chased in the northbound lanes of I-15 about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday by Arizona Highway Patrol troopers. The pursuit had begun in Nevada, where state troopers there had tried and failed to pull the car over for speeding.
As the chase approached the Utah-Arizona line, Arizona troopers contacted UHP's Cedar City office and asked for assistance. Two miles inside Utah on I-15, UHP troopers spread the spike strips and successfully punctured all four tires. The BMW slowed and eventually stopped when the tires had fully deflated.