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Helmet cam captures motorcylcist fleeing from deputies

Helmet cam captures motorcylcist fleeing from deputies
Posted at 10:36 AM, Apr 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-21 10:36:00-04

Sarasota County sheriff's deputies released a GoPro helmet cam video of a motorcyclist fleeing from police in excess of 110 mph.

The video shows Sergey Baygulov, 20, weaving in and out of traffic and coming within a few inches of other vehicles including a school bus. He also sped past a marked law enforcement car

A helicopter was called in and followed Byguloy as he continued his morning commute to work along River Road and I-75. Video also was released from the helicopter cam and patrol cars. See police chase video here.

Baygulov exited onto Fruitville Road and drove to his place of work on Tower Lane. Deputies were waiting in the area and arrested Baygulov when he stopped at the air conditioning business where he works as a laborer.

Deputies said at the speed Byguloy was going he is lucky to be alive.

"The impact of a bike traveling at these speeds is deadly for the motorist and anyone or anything they come into contact with," says Sheriff Tom Knight. “This is a frightening trend."

Sarasota County has had 84 traffic crashes involving motorcycles since Jan 1.

 Here are the numbers reported:

  • Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office – 14
  • Sarasota Police Department – 21 
  • Florida Highway Patrol – 37
  • North Port Police Department – 6
  • Venice Police Department – 6

Byguloy  was charged with a felony count of aggravated fleeing to elude