Northbound I-35 back open after vehicle fire following pursuit - KCTV5

Northbound I-35 back open after vehicle fire following pursuit

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CLAYCOMO, MO (KCTV) -

Northbound I-35 near 69 Highway and Pleasant Valley was shut down on Saturday night due to a vehicle catching fire after a police chase. 

According to Clay County Sheriff, KCPD initiated a pursuit of a stolen vehicle.

The vehicle entered the Claycomo area where Claycomo PD took over the pursuit. 

The suspect vehicle was stopped by stop sticks around 7:30 p.m. The suspect in the vehicle exited the car after the vehicle started smoking. The suspect then ran from police and was eventually taken into custody without incident. 

The highway was reopened at about 9 p.m. 

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