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Police pursue reckless driver through Johnson Lane before forcing him to stop

The red Audi involved in a pursuit down 395 and onto Johnson Lane around lunchtime on Friday. Kurt Hildebrand photo
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A man driving a stolen red Audi was arrested after being chased into Douglas County on Friday.

The driver was identified as Fabian Campos, 39.

The pursuit was first reported around 11:45 a.m. near Highway 395 and Stewart.

The driver was able to navigate construction in South Carson City and ran the stoplights at Interstate 580.

The pursuit reportedly reached speeds of 90 mph on Highway 395, before turning onto Johnson Lane.

The chase ran up Johnson Lane at speeds of up to 60 mph, then turned around at the sandpits. A sheriff’s patrol vehicle was struck at Fremont and Johnson Lane, before the Audi continued down to toward 395 were vehicles were waiting to turn.

Deputies conducted a traffic maneuver to stop the Audi at the intersection of Highway 395 and Johnson Lane

Carson City, Nevada Highway Patrol and Washoe Tribe Police units were involved in the pursuit.

Campos was taken to Carson Valley Medical Center for medical clearance before being booked into the Douglas County Jail in Minden.