Man detained after East Bay high speed chase

OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU and wires) -- The California Highway Patrol detained a man suspected of fleeing officers at over 100 mph on Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland Wednesday morning, authorities said.

The chase started on westbound I-580 near Grand Avenue when CHP officers tried to pull over a driver in a silver Honda Civic, CHP Officer Sean Wilkenfeld said.

The driver took off, driving away at over 100 mph. The CHP officers tried to catch up with the fleeing driver, but the driver apparently exited the highway, stopped the car and the three occupants ran.

CHP officers found the Civic abandoned near the corner of 37th and West streets near the Emeryville border at about 11 a.m., Wilkenfeld said.

A man suspected to be the car's driver was detained nearby. Two passengers were not located after a search of the neighborhood.

CHP investigators have not determined why the driver fled the officers and whether the man detained will be arrested. The car they were driving was not reported stolen.

The car's two passengers remain at large.