Overnight chase ends with car vs. tree crash

CLEVELAND - At least one man is behind bars after leading Cleveland police on a chase then crashing into tree early Monday morning.

Cleveland police tell NewsChannel5 that the driver ran a red light near the intersection of East 123rd Street and Kinsman Road shortly before 1 a.m.

When officers attempted to pull the vehicle over, the driver sped off and later crashed into a tree near East 136th Street and Svec Avenue.

Police arrested the driver at the scene. They said alcohol is believed to be a factor in the wreck.

According to Cleveland paramedics, no one was injured.

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