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High-Speed Motorcyle Chase Ends in Crash Near Dexter

Hamburg Township police chased a motorcyclist into Dexter and arrested him after the motorcycle crashed into a police car on Wednesday.

DEXTER — A high-speed police chase which began in Hamburg Township ended in a crash Wednesday afternoon in Dexter Village.

According to a press release from the Hamburg Police Department, at approximately 12:30 p.m., officers attempted to stop the driver of a 2003 Yamaha for speeding. The cyclist led officers on a high speed chase through Hamburg and Dexter Township reaching speeds up to 115 miles per hour.

According to WDIV Channel 4, the chase ended near Island Lake Road in the Village of Dexter when the speeding motorcyclist crashed at East Ridge and Park Ridge drives after striking another police car.

According to the news station, the 21-year-old motorcyclist refused medical treatment at the scene and was arrested on charges of fleeing and eluding police.

Calls to the Hamburg Township Police Department were not returned at the time of this post.

Jim Vollmers November 08, 2012 at 05:56 PM
What a moron! He gives motorcyclists a bad name. Take his driver's license for a few years and never allow him to have a cycle endorsement.
c j 5 November 08, 2012 at 06:18 PM
Unbelievable that he would go into a neighborhood at that speed. At least it wasn't bus time like the crash in Dexter Crossing.
Jesse Butler November 19, 2012 at 07:39 AM
only a 115mph?? kid should've either had a tune up done on that joke of a bike, or he should've just sold it for scrap... and if its all he could afford, skip the purchase and realize bikes that are that old are just money pits.... regardless this is what we motorcycle riders commonly refer to as a "squid" #buyanewbike
SmoothSailin November 28, 2012 at 04:17 PM
^THIS^ but this squid is a friend of mine....and he was going more than 115...his bike was sick...and he wasn't going 115 in the sub-division, morons.
SmoothSailin November 28, 2012 at 04:18 PM
Btw....not Jesse butler from South Lyon are u?

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