CHP Officer Lucas F. Chellew dies after crashing motorcycle on Fruitridge Road during chase in south Sacramento, California

Modified Date: 
Sun, 10/29/2017 - 2:39pm
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

CHP officer dies after crashing during chase

It happened in south Sacramento before 6 p.m. Wednesday. Witnesses say that Officer Lucas F. Chellew was chasing someone, lost control, and crashed into a pole.

New Surveillance Footage Shows Chase that Led to CHP Officer’s Death

The suspect was moving so fast a camera missed his part of the westbound pursuit, but did catch two different angles of Officer Chellew giving chase.

Coffee Shops Donate Proceeds To Help Family Of CHP Officer Lucas Chellew

Dutch Bros. on Stockton Boulevard in Elk Grove and The Human Bean on Coppervale Drive in Rocklin are holding fundraisers in honor of the officer, with funds going to Chellew’s widow and two young children.

Wife of fallen CHP officer wants him to be remembered as incredible father, husband

In the months that have passed she said there is never a time she doesn't think about him. She wears a necklace with his wedding band around her neck everyday. She said she can't imagine being without it.     

People Involved: 
Lucas F. Chellew
Roadway: 
Fruitridge Road

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