MILLBRAE (CBS SF) — A wrong-way driver was arrested in Millbrae early Saturday morning after crashing his car while exiting U.S. Highway 101 at a high rate of speed during a pursuit, according to the CHP.

Around 3 a.m. officers had been chasing the suspect, later identified as 34-year-old Claudio Valdovinos of San Jose, north on Highway 101 when he attempted to exit at the Millbrae Avenue off-ramp, according to the Officer Art Montiel.

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CHP Arrest in Millbrae

Officers interrogate a driver who crashed his vehicle attempting to exit Hwy 101 in Millbrae Saturday morning. (CHP photo via Twitter)

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Valdovinos’ blue dodge charger hit the guard rail and went airborne, landing on its side near the center median and partially blocking the nearby Millbrae Avenue on-ramp, according to Montiel.

Valdovinos allegedly attempted to flee on foot, but was subdued using a Taser-style electronic control device and arrested at the scene.

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