Independence Blvd closed briefly after police pursuit crash

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Posted on September 26, 2012 at 9:00 AM

Updated Wednesday, Sep 26 at 9:05 AM

Police pursuit ends in crash

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- A police pursuit resulted in a crash early Wednesday morning on Independence Blvd.

A police officer saw an SUV driving near Lynnhaven Pkwy and Magic Hollow Blvd with at least one flat tire around 2:15 a.m.

The officer tried to pull over the car at Lynnhaven Pkwy and South Lynnhaven Rd, but the driver kept going.

The chase continued along city streets, ending when the SUV struck a pillar on Independence Blvd under I-264.

Independence Blvd was closed briefly as the crash was cleaned up.

The driver had minor injuries, and no other vehicles were involved in the crash.

The driver will be charged with a DUI.

 

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