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Allegedly intoxicated driver flees from East Cleveland police, crashes car

East Cleveland Police generic
Posted at 1:03 PM, Mar 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-16 13:07:00-04

CLEVELAND — Two people were taken to the hospital early Saturday morning following a police chase that ended with a crash in Cleveland.

According to East Cleveland police, the vehicle fled from a traffic stop, but eventually crashed at a residence in the 18,000 block of Euclid Avenue.

The driver, who appeared intoxicated, said she fled because her passenger had a warrant, according to police. The driver's license was also found to be under suspension.

The home wasn’t damaged in the crash, authorities said.

Both occupants were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of possible injuries.

The driver, who has not been named, was cited for eight violations, authorities said.