Speeds reached 130 mph in chase that started in Guilford County

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Speeds reached more than 130 mph when a trooper tried to make a traffic stop on a motorcycle this afternoon, the News & Record reported.

The trooper tried to stop the motorcycle about 3 p.m. on Interstate 40/85 near Rock Creek Dairy Road, but the cyclist sped away, dispatchers said. The trooper chased the motorcycle and speeds reached more than 130 mph, troopers said.

The motorcycle turned south on N.C. 62. At one point the motorcycle slowed down and pulled alongside the trooper’s cruiser, at which time, the motorcycle hit the cruiser and stopped, troopers said.

No injuries were reported.

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