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Police chase with stolen vehicle and speeds up to 90mph ends in crash

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

A police chase with a stolen vehicle that reached speeds up to 90 miles an hour ended in a crash Friday morning at N. Foothills and Ruby in Spokane.

According to the Spokane County Sheriff's Office, shortly after 4am, a deputy spotted a stolen vehicle in N. Spokane near the "Y." The driver refused to pull over and then led police on a chase south on Division all the way to the South Hill, looping around Sacred Heart Hospital before getting back on Division and heading north again. 

On social media, one woman who was taking her boyfriend to the airport, claimed the car almost hit her at extremely fast speeds while driving south on Division. 

Spokane Police Officers were called in to help deploy spike strips. The car hit the spikes, popping three tires, and then continued to flee before coming to a stop after a deputy performed a pit maneuver.  Air bags were deployed in the crash and in addition to the three popped tires, the wheels were also completely destroyed.

The driver of the stolen white Honda Accord was taken into custody and a female passenger who claimed to be pregnant was taken to the hospital to be checked out after complaining of stomach pain. 

SCSO says the car was stolen Wednesday night but they didn't say where specifically it was taken from. 


 

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