Police identify man arrested after high-speed chase on I-64

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by Nicole Harrell

WHAS11.com

Posted on February 28, 2013 at 1:16 PM

Updated Thursday, Feb 28 at 2:37 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- One person was taken into custody after a police chase that spanned two counties Wednesday afternoon.

The driver of the yellow taxicab that was being chased by police has been identified Mark Olsen, 53, of Louisville.

Police say several calls came into the Shelby County Dispatch Center about the cab driving recklessly. Kentucky State Police began the pursuit on I-64 near the Shelby County line after the driver of the cab refused to pull over.

Sky11 was over the scene when the pursuit came to an end on I-64 near the Blankenbaker Parkway exit. Click here to view photos.

Olsen is charged with wanton endangerment, driving under the influence and fleeing and evading police.

 

 

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