- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 5, 2016

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) - The Latest on suspects who were in a speeding stolen vehicle on a Phoenix-area freeway (all times local):

8:25 a.m.

Police say the fourth and final person believed to have been a stolen car that crashed after speeding on a Phoenix-area freeway has been apprehended in a Peoria neighborhood.

The Tuesday morning incident began when a state trooper clocked the car going 91 mph on State Route 101 and tried to pull it over. The car crashed after exiting the freeway at Peoria Avenue

Department of Public Safety spokesman Bart Graves says officers found the fourth suspect several blocks from the crash scene, and news video showed numerous officers around a person as they all stood on a home’s driveway.

Graves says three other suspects who are juveniles remained in the car and are in custody.

8:10 a.m.

Police are searching a Peoria neighborhood for a suspect believed to have run from a stolen car that authorities say was speeding on a freeway when a state trooper tried to pull it over.

The car crashed Tuesday morning after getting off State Route 101 at Peoria Avenue.

A state Department of Public Safety spokesman says one suspects remains at large while three others stayed in the car and are in custody.

A Peoria Unified School District school bus yard is near the crash site, so police searched all the school buses before they left the yard.

District spokeswoman Danielle Airey says police have given school officials the all-clear to operate the buses.

7 a.m.

Authorities in Peoria are searching for a possibly armed suspect who reportedly bolted from a stolen car after a state trooper tried to stop the car when it was traveling 107 mph on a Phoenix-area freeway.

The Department of Public Safety says the trooper Tuesday morning tried to pull over the speeding car on southbound State Route 101 at Thunderbird Avenue and that the car stopped and possibly crashed after getting off the freeway at Peoria Avenue.

The DPS says a second person ran from the scene but was taken into custody.


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