1 in custody following West Chester police pursuit that ends as crash 

UPDATE @ 3:50 a.m: One person is in custody after a pursuit that involved West Chester police ended as a crash early Tuesday.

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Authorities say a traffic stop was initiated on Crescentville Road and State Route 747 just after 1 a.m. The driver of the vehicle failed to stop and a pursuit started.

The pursuit, with speeds that reached up to 90 mph, lasted approximately one mile before the suspect vehicle crashed on State Route 4 and Dixie Highway at the Fairfield border.

The driver was the only occupant inside the vehicle and was not injured in the crash.

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The individual, who was immediately taken into custody, will likely be charged for failure to comply, West Chester police say.

Fairfield police assisted with the incident.


A pursuit involving authorities from the West Chester Police Department ended as a crash near Fairfield Tuesday morning, dispatchers confirm.

Initial reports indicate the pursuit began just before 1 a.m. and ended near State Route 4 and Dixie Highway with the suspect vehicle crashing.

We are working to learn more details and will continue to update this story. 

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