SHERMAN — A Maine state trooper arrested a driver and passenger Thursday night following a chase on Interstate 95 at speeds well over 100 mph.

Police say the trooper was in Sherman monitoring northbound traffic when he clocked a vehicle traveling at 115 mph. He pursued the vehicle, which didn’t stop and exited at Island Falls onto Route 159. The driver lost control and crashed on a sharp turn.

No one was injured in the crash but the car was badly damaged. Maine State Police photo

The driver, identified as 24-year-old Nathan Love, of Minot, was charged with criminal speed, failure to stop for a law enforcement officer, operating without a license, and operating under the influence. The passenger, 25-year-old Nathaniel Bourget of Millinocket, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failing to appear on an assault charge.

 

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