Driver on the run following police chase through Dinwiddie County

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DINWIDDIE, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia State Police is looking for a driver who led troopers on a chase through Dinwiddie Sunday night.

The pursuit began around 10:30 p.m. Authorities said a state trooper observed a gold Honda Accord speeding while traveling east on Route 460 or New Cox Road. The trooper attempted to initiate a traffic stop, but the driver kept going.

A driver who failed to stop when pulled over for speeding on New Cox Road Sunday night led Virginia State Police troopers on a chase to White Oak Road. (Photo: 8News Photographer Will McCue)

The chase ended when the Honda pulled into a driveway on White Oak Road. According to VSP, the driver ran from the car, while two passengers remained inside. A firearm was recovered just outside the driver’s door.

Neighbors told 8News Monday they saw police lights along White Oak Road for about an hour Sunday night.

The passengers were released without charges. Virginia State Police is still attempting to locate the driver.

The home where the Honda pulled into is not believed to be connected to the driver or passengers.

This is a breaking story. Stay with 8News for updates.

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