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Wrong way driver leads police on chase over Twin Bridges

Saul Rivera (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Jail) Saul Rivera (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Jail)
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) -

The suspect in a chase over the Twin Bridges has been identified.

Henderson County sheriff's deputies spotted Saul Rivera driving north in the southbound lanes around 2:15 Tuesday morning.

Deputies tried to stop Rivera but he led them on a chase that reached speeds of up to 93 miles per hour.

It ended in a cornfield on Green River Road and I-69 in Evansville.

Evansville Police were able to get Rivera out of the car by shooting pepper ball pellets into the window.

The 24-year-old is in the Vanderburgh County Jail facing charges of evading, operating under the influence, reckless driving and driving without license.

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