GSP: Street racers lead troopers on high-speed chase along I-85

Two people were arrested after officials said they led troopers on a high-speed chase along Interstate 85.

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It happened Saturday, just before 8:30 p.m. on Amlajack Boulevard in Coweta County.

According to Georgia State Patrol, troopers were called regarding street racers in the area driving recklessly.

Troopers said they noticed a white 2017 Chevrolet Malibu speeding south on Amlajack Boulevard.


When troopers tried to conduct a traffic stop, the Malibu reportedly initiated a chase, driving onto State Route 34 before traveling north on I-85 at mile marker 47 onto the ramp.

Authorities said the Malibu continued north until it exited at I-85 mile marker 51 and took city streets until getting to Gullatt Road and crossing into Fulton County.

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GSP initiated a PIT maneuver on Gullatt Road to stop the reckless driving, troopers said.

The two occupants, whose identity and age were not released were taken into custody.