High-speed vehicle chase ends in DUI arrest in North Hampton

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NORTH HAMPTON –– A high-speed vehicle pursuit culminated in a DUI arrest early on Oct. 14, after a driver was clocked at 127 mph in a 65 mph zone on Interstate 95 southbound.

NHSP Trooper Cameron Vetter from the Troop A Barracks attempted to pull over the speeding vehicle around 3:06 a.m., but the driver failed to respond to the emergency lights and sirens.

The vehicle, instead of stopping, continued to speed southbound on I-95 towards Massachusetts.

At some point, the operator slowed to approximately 60 mph and displayed lane control issues.

The vehicle was eventually stopped south of the Hampton toll plaza, where the driver was taken into custody without further incident.

The driver was identified as 20-year-old Collin J. Farrell from Westwood, MA.

Farrell is facing multiple charges including DUI Aggravated – Attempt to Elude, DUI Aggravated – .16+, DUI – Impairment and Reckless Operation.

Farrell is scheduled to make his first court appearance at the Hampton District Court on Oct. 26, at 8:00 a.m.

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