1 Injured in Wichita Falls, TX, Police Chase Accident on Seymour
Wichita Falls, TX -- January 19, 2017, a man sustained injured following a car accident that occurred while he allegedly fled from police.
According to preliminary police reports, the accident occurred around 3:00 a.m. at the intersection of Seymour Road and Avenue K.
Police officials reported that a man driving a pickup down Brook Avenue. Police suspected that the vehicle was one that was reported stolen, and they tried to initiate a stop. They allege the driver sped away from officers, and a chase ensued.
As the driver sped down Seymour, the vehicle failed to make a curve, veering off of the roadway and crashing into a brick structure. This caused the vehicle to flip over and come to a halt.
The driver was extracted from the vehicle by fire rescue teams. He was transported to United Regional Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
Authorities did not say if the driver was placed under arrest or what charges, if any, he would face. Investigations are ongoing.
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