Three Dead, Two Injured After High Speed Chase in Clive

CLIVE, Iowa -- Three people are dead and two injured after a high speed chase that ended when the car vaulted off a bridge over Walnut Creek in Clive.

Police say Urbandale Police were contacted before 2 a.m. from the 37-hundred block of Patricia Drive. The caller several males had stolen her car.

Police in Urbandale and Clive tried to pull over the vehicle on Douglas Avenue at 86th Street, but the driver fled at speeds topping 100 miles per hour, south on 86th Street.

The driver lost control south of the railroad tracks at Swanson Boulevard, the car flipped several times and slammed into a light pole north of the bridge over Walnut Creek. Police say the vehicle went off 86th Street and drove over the creek, coming to rest near the parking lot of the Cool Basil restaurant.

Police say several people in the car were ejected and multiple officers performed CPR and utilized an AED on multiple victims in an attempt to save their lives, while awaiting help from medics.

A total of five young males were found at the scene. At this time, three are deceased and two have been transported to area hospitals. Their conditions are unknown at this time.

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