OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - An Omaha man was arrested Saturday night after authorities said he was involved in a street race.
Authorities said a trooper with the Nebraska State Patrol saw two vehicles street racing on Abbott Drive near Lindbergh Drive just before midnight.
When the trooper tried to do a traffic stop, authorities said one of the vehicles refused to stop and accelerated eastbound on Abbott Drive.
At that point, the trooper started a pursuit. An Omaha police helicopter eventually took over the pursuit and helped lead officers to the area of 25th and Arbor, where the chase ended.
The driver, 20-year-old Kevin Amaya Amaya of Omaha, was taken into custody. Two passengers were in the car, a 17-year-old girl and her 4-month-old son.
Amaya Amaya was booked at the Douglas County Jail for felony flight to avoid arrest, willful reckless driving, child abuse/endangerment, and traffic violations.
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