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Police Chase Ends With Crash On Parkway East Exit Ramp

SWISSVALE, Pa. (KDKA) - Crews were on the scene of a crash that followed a police chase on the Parkway East.

County dispatchers confirmed a one-vehicle crash on the Swissvale exit ramp Tuesday night.

The call came in around 6:02 p.m., and police, EMS and fire were all on the scene.

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(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Bryce Lutz)

The Monroeville Police Department told KDKA's Pam Surano this accident was because of an officer pursuing a vehicle.

The suspect driving the vehicle rolled over as police were chasing him inbound on the Parkway East.

The chase involves a criminal investigation, police say. The driver was taken into custody and is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The Monroeville police chief says the suspect will face vehicle code violations and others, which will be sent by summons.


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