Driver flips vehicle while fleeing police

By News Staff


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SWANSEA, Mass. (WLNE) – One person was transported to the hospital after crashing their car while fleeing from police early Tuesday morning in Swansea.

Swansea Police were notified around 12:30 a.m. of a motor vehicle pursuit originating in Bristol and progressing into Warren and then across state lines into Swansea.

According to police the vehicle soon crashed in the area of Old Warren Road. Officers responded to the scene and found the vehicle overturned in the front yard of an Old Warren Road home.

While traveling on Old Warren Road, police said the vehicle traveled off the roadway before striking a parked vehicle and overturning.

Swansea Police said the driver was transported to Rhode Island Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation and Police said charges will be filed. 

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