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High Speed Chase Ends With Crash

A woman took off during a traffic stop and led police on the chase with speeds approaching 90 miles an hour

June 08, 2018 - 3:20 pm
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PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - A police chase has ended in a bad accident this afternoon in South Strabane, Washington County.

Dispatchers say it happened shortly after noon when the chase ended in a crash near the intersection of Racetrack Road and Route 19.

Police say a woman took off during a traffic stop and led police on the chase with speeds approaching 90 miles an hour.

The woman then lost control of her Jeep and slammed into a tanker truck hauling frack water.

 Several medical helicopters were called to the scene to airlift the woman and two of her passengers who were injured. No word on what led to the chase.

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