3:20 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 4, law enforcement officials were notified by the Lawrence Police Department that a chase had started after officers saw a vehicle going 100 mph on Iowa near 19th St. – right next to the University of Kansas campus in the central part of the city. The suspect was later identified as 22 year-old Josue A. Padron. The Sheriff’s Office said the chase ended near Northwest Lawrence after Padron, who was headed west in the 800 block of N. 1800 Rd. – the Farmer’s Turnpike – recklessly drove head-on into oncoming traffic. First responders said they were able to slow the vehicle to a stop before Padron collided with any other vehicles. He was taken into custody and arrested.
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