Police Chase Ends in Crash in Albemarle County

October 25, 2012

A brief police chase in Albemarle County ended Wednesday morning in a crash.

State Police report that they tried to pull over the driver of a silver Nissan for a traffic violation on 5th Street Extended, but the driver sped away.

The pursuit didn't last long - State Police report the car drove onto Sunset Avenue Extended where the driver lost control and hit a tree.

The driver was taken to UVa Medical Center for treatment of injuries sustained in the crash. We're told that charges are pending.

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