Dramatic High Speed Police Chase Ends in Insane Head on Collision

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A wild high-speed chase came to an end in Tempe, Ariz. on Wednesday and it was all caught on video.

The 60-mile pursuit began on State Route 85 when a state trooper tried to pull over an SUV for a traffic violation.

During the pursuit, state troopers attempted to disable the vehicle with spike strips but it veered around them and kept going, eventually reaching I-10 and heading east into Phoenix, azcentral.com reported.

After ramming a patrol auto, Taebel careered down the central strip of the Apache Boulevard in Tempe before running a red light, narrowly avoiding a white SUV.

The chase then continued briefly before the suspect slammed head-on into another vehicle, causing a major collision that witnesses couldn't miss.

The driver got off the freeway and drove toward Arizona State University.

After briefly stopping at a red light in Tempe, Taebel was rammed by one police auto, but then sped around the traffic and through an intersection.

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Taebel then picked up even more speed, racing south on Rural and dangerously weaving in and out of traffic and even sideswiping another vehicle.

Police took him into custody.

DPS spokesman Kameron Lee said Taebel had a California driver's license and a criminal history with felonies and misdemeanors in several other states, including NY and Florida.

Investigators say the suspect was on the phone with law enforcement during the chase.

Taebel allegedly told police he is a "sovereign citizen" and therefore not bound by government laws.

The driver was arrested and the victim suffered non-life threatening injuries.

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