Suspect crashes into a Virginia State Police vehicle during chase

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Bland County, Va. (WFXR News) – A suspect and a Virginia State Trooper are in the hospital after a pursuit that happened after a suspect refused to stop for the police.

The Virginia State Trooper tried to stop a man for speeding on Interstate 77. He was traveling 89 mph in a 70 mph zone. The man refused to stop and a pursuit began.

The chase ended when the man crashed his jeep into a Virginia State Police vehicle. Police say the driver of the suspect vehicle was taken into custody and charges are pending.

The suspected person was taken to the hospital for safety measures. The trooper was also taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

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