Fairbanks man arrested for leading troopers on high speed chase

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) A 20-year-old man led Alaska State Troopers on a high speed chase shortly after midnight on Saturday morning.

According to charging documents, Joshua Gall was arrested after he fled a troopers who attempted to pull him over for speeding.

Gall was allegedly speeding on Farmers Loop Road and when troopers attempted to pull him over he fled toward University Ave reaching speeds over 100 MPH. He eventually turned down a dead end street where he hit the curb and a grass embankment, launching his car airborne. It then came to a stop a couple hundred feet later disabled from the damage.

Gall agreed to speak with troopers telling them he had left a party and was driving for a friend who said he was too drunk to drive. He said there was no reason for driving fast and fleeing from the trooper.

Gall was charged with multiple counts including failure to stop, DUI, and four counts of reckless endangerment.

According to the charging documents Gall provided a breathalyzer sample of .097.

There were four juvenile teens in the car during the chase.