Iowa man leads NSP on multi-county chase

Nebraska News

LINCOLN, Neb. (KCAU) – An Iowa man was arrested Saturday afternoon for leading Nebraska State Troopers on a multi-county high-speed chase.

According to the press release from the authorities, they were informed of an incident that occurred at a convenience store on Interstate 80 at exit 420. At mile marker 388 on I-80, a trooper spotted a Honda Crossover with no license plates that matched the reported car description.

The Honda, driven by, Zachary Cortimilia, 24, of Alburnett, Iowa, accelerated and would not stop for the trooper when he tried to perform a traffic stop. Cortimilia reached speeds of more than 100 mph as he fled the authorities.

At mile marker 348, another trooper used spike strips to successfully bring Cortimilia to a stop.

Cortimilia was arrested for willful reckless driving and operating a motor vehicle to avoid arrest. He is currently being held in the Seward County Jail.


Latest Stories

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

Good Day Pets

If you would like to have your pet featured on KCAU 9’s Good Day Pets, please email a picture of your pet to news@kcautv.com or submit it on our KCAU 9 Facebook Page.  Please provide both the pet’s name, the pet’s owner’s name and where you are from.

Montreal Travel