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Police Chase Ends In Crash On I-5

SEATTLE (AP) - A driver fleeing from Snohomish County sheriff's deputies at a high rate of speed collided with another car just before noon Wednesday on Interstate 5 in north Seattle.

Both cars overturned in the crash that knocked down a light pole and backed up southbound traffic for about three miles. A man driving the fleeing car and a woman driving the other car were taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with apparently minor injuries.

The Snohomish County sheriff's office says the chase began when a deputy attempted to pull over an SUV for speeding. Deputies later learned the SUV may have been stolen and the driver was suspected of assaulting a woman. He's facing assault, theft and eluding charges.

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