Motorcyclist Leads Police on High Speed Chase Near Falls Church

A motorcyclist allegedly led police on a high speed, late night pursuit that ended in a crash near Falls Church.

According to Fairfax County Police, at 12:39 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, a police officer observed 24-year old Ryan Bras speeding west on Arlington Blvd. The officer activated his emergency equipment to stop Bras, but Bras accelerated, police say.

Shortly thereafter, Bras lost control of the motorcycle and the bike tipped onto its side.

Bras was uninjured and was taken to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. He was charged with reckless driving and speed to elude.

Image (top) via Google Maps. Photo (right) via Fairfax County Police Department

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