High-Speed Chase Begins In Maryland, Ends With Low-Speed Crash In DC

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WASHINGTON (CBSDC) — A high-speed chase that began on the Beltway in Maryland ended with crash in the District.

Maryland State Police attempted to pull over a suspected drunk driver on the inner loop at Route 1 in Prince George’s County. The driver refused to stop at which point police initiated the pursuit.

At its peak, the pursuit involved twelve police vehicles–five Maryland State Troopers, six DC Police Officers and overhead assistance.

The chase came to an end after the suspect crashed into multiple cars at the intersection of New York Ave. and Florida Ave. NE. The suspect had slowed to 10 miles per hour at the time according to police.

One adult male has been taken into custody.

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