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Lower Burrell police chase ends in crash, fire

Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, 2:33 p.m.
 

At least one person was taken to a hospital after an early morning crash on Greensburg Road in Lower Burrell.

A police chase started in the Lincoln Beach area of Upper Burrell about 1 a.m. Saturday, according to Westmoreland County emergency dispatch. It ended when the vehicle crashed about a mile away near The Next Level Athlete in Lower Burrell.

Five people were in the car. One was unable to get out of the vehicle, which caught fire.

Of the four who fled, one was apprehended and taken by ambulance to Allegheny Valley Hospital, according to county dispatch. Police dogs were brought in to help with the search.

It was not known what precipitated the pursuit.

Reached Saturday afternoon, Upper Burrell police refused to provide any information or answer questions about the incident.

Brian C. Rittmeyer is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 724-226-4701 or brittmeyer@tribweb.com.

 

 
 


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