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A high speed chase recorded in 3 counties ends in Frederick County

Virginia State Police (VSP) Public Information Officer Sergeant Brent Coffey confirmed by email that a high speed chase was recorded in three different counties.

On Mar. 27 at approximately 8:10 a.m. Strasburg Police made VSP aware of a reckless driver traveling north on Interstate 81 in Warren County.

A trooper observed a 2006 Honda sedan traveling at a high rate of speed in a reckless manner near mile maker 309 in Frederick County when pursuit began.

The Honda refusing to stop continued at a high rate of speed on Interstate 81 eventually exiting on to Route 11.

As the Honda tried to cross the railroad tracks at Lee Avenue due to its speed it took flight ran off the left side of the road and collide with a utility pole and several trees.

The driver of the Honda a 37-year-old Winchester male suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to Winchester Medical Center.

The identity of the driver is being withheld until formal charges are filed at the end of the investigation.

Speeds in the chase exceeded 100 miles per hour at times.

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