Car crashes during pursuit

Published 10:46 pm Thursday, September 27, 2018

A vehicle lost control and overturned during a police pursuit on Wednesday, according to a city spokeswoman.

City spokeswoman Diana Klink said Wednesday afternoon that a Suffolk Police Officer saw a blue Crown Victoria “operating recklessly at a high rate of speed” about 3:43 p.m. and initiated a vehicle pursuit.

The driver lost control and the vehicle overturned while attempting to turn onto Shoulders Hill Road, Klink stated.

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The adult male driver received assessment and treatment by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel before being taken into police custody and transported to a local hospital for treatment of injuries not considered life-threatening, Klink stated.

The investigation remains ongoing, and Klink stated no further information was available for release.