Washington, District of Columbia 2020-11-21 09:01:41 –
According to Virginia police, the stolen car driver suffered a life-threatening injury on Friday after crashing during police pursuit after speeding at 90 mph at the Capital Beltway exit ramp.
According to police, the driver is a 29-year-old man in Connecticut who is expected to be prosecuted.
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Virginia State Police say the trooper tried to pull the stolen Audi Q5 SUV at I-495 near Little River Turnpike at around 10:05 pm.
According to police, soldiers turned on lights and sirens, but the SUV refused to stop.
Police said Audi traveled south on Beltway and collided with a state police car.
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At about 90 mph, the driver speeded towards Exit 159 / Springfield, lost control and ran off the road. Police said Audi plunged into a concrete pillar and capsized.
The Chopper 4 footage from the scene shows that the car has been destroyed and appears to be split in two.
According to police, the driver was taken to Inova Fairfax Hospital with a life-threatening injury.
According to police, the crash is under investigation and prosecution is pending.
The driver’s name has not been announced.
For more information on this developing story, see News4
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