2 injured in multi-vehicle crash after police stop

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Two people are injured after a vehicle sped off from a traffic stop, according to police.

Henrico Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle and the vehicle did not stop, according to police.

The vehicle struck other vehicles on Azalea Avenue near Chamberlayne Road.  Two patients have been transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Witnesses who saw the crash told 8News the driver of a vehicle was speeding down the roadway at about 60-70 mph. The vehicle spun out of control and overturned before cops arrived at the scene.

Mohammed Ali saw the crash and said that about 4-5 cars were struck in total.

“I was sitting right there outside then I see, I see the car going fast and rolling and I heard the boom, you know what I’m saying. I was, I was surprised,” Ali said.

Richmond and Henrico Police are investigating the crash. There is no word on what charges, if any, will be brought against the driver.

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