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Two sent to hospital after high speed chase ends with crash

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KHQ.COM - A driver who led police on a high speed chase is not only facing vehicular assault charges, he is waking up in the hospital after injuring himself and the passenger in his vehicle when the chase came to a crashing end. 

The crash happened Sunday night just before midnight, about five miles southwest of Medical Lake. Washington State Patrol say 25-year-old Ian Almberg refused to pull over in Adams County and led police on a chase into Spokane County. Almberg tried to take exit 264 going eastbound on I-90 but was going too fast for the turn, rolling the car into an embankment. 

The crash also injured the passenger in the car, 20-year-old Kelsee Anderson. Both Anderson and Almberg have serious injuries and were transported to Sacred Heart. 

Almberg is facing vehicular assault charges. It's unknown if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash. Authorities are still investigating why the driver refused to pull over in the first place.

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