High-speed chase west of Great Falls

Posted at 12:07 PM, Dec 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-23 14:18:27-05

GREAT FALLS — (UPDATE) William Joseph Claus has been charged after he allegedly stole a vehicle, crashed into a another vehicle, and led law enforcement officers on a high-speed chase. Click here for details.

We have received several reports of a high-speed chase happening west of Great Falls. The incident started about 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday.

A witness told KRTV that there was a hit and run crash just past Vaughn on Highway 200.

Several people have reported that at least five law enforcement vehicles are now chasing after the suspect vehicle heading west toward the Sun River area.

At this point, we do not know if anyone has been seriously injured. We will update you if we get more information.