Skyway closed in Paradise, chase suspect arrested

PARADISE, Calif. - The Skyway is closed in Paradise east of Wagstaff Road near Towhee Lane after a high-speed chase. 

It started around 11:15 a.m. Wednesday on the Skyway.

Police said the suspect, Josh Scarborough fled the vehicle and officers used a stun gun to detain him. 

Scarborough took off hitting another car before he stopped. That's when they say he got out and tried to run.

Police tasered him when he didn't do what they told him to do. They he was reaching for something and was taken to the hospital to be evaluated.

He was found with a knife and a syringe.

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