SUV crashes after Wilmington police chase; driver injured

SUV overturned in the 100 block of N. Clayton St. in Wilmington. (Photo: Delaware Free News)
Injured driver of crashed SUV was taken to a hospital. (Photo: Delaware Free News)

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE (2/6/2017) A man was injured after he crashed an SUV following a police chase in Wilmington, according to reports from the scene.

The chase began shortly before 6 p.m. Sunday when police tried to stop a Chevrolet Suburban but it fled.

They pursued for some time but broke off the chase when the SUV began traveling at high speed.

About a block later, in the 100 block of N. Clayton St., the Suburban struck a house and overturned. It also caused a gas leak and Wilmington firefighters responded.

The driver suffered minor injuries and was taken to a hospital in police custody.

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