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Early morning vehicle chase, wreck in Birmingham area

Charges are pending
Published: Jul. 26, 2021 at 5:13 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 26, 2021 at 1:42 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Vestavia Hills Police chased a suspect’s vehicle into the Birmingham area around 4 a.m. on Monday.

Vestavia Hills Police say they conducted a traffic stop on I-65 North at mile marker 252 for a traffic violation. While conducting the traffic stop, the suspect fled the scene on I-65 North and officers pursued. The suspect exited I-65 North at Oxmoor Road.

The suspect vehicle wrecked at the Park on Valley Apartments in Homewood. Officers pursued the driver on foot, but lost him in the apartment complex after a brief foot chase. Assisting officers were able to detain the passenger of the vehicle at the scene of the wrecked suspect vehicle.

Police say there were no known injuries during the chase and subsequent wreck. Charges are pending on both the driver and passenger of the suspect vehicle.

Homewood Police, Birmingham Police and Jefferson County deputies all assisted in the search for the suspect.

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