REDONDO, WA – A suspect was taken into custody after attempting to flee troopers on I-5 in a stolen vehicle then crashing on Monday afternoon.
According to a tweet by WSP, the incident occurred at about 3 p.m. when the driver took the exit from I-5 to 272nd Street and rolled the vehicle.
Here is a view from the @wastatepatrol UAV of a stolen truck that fled from @wastatepatrol troopers this morning NB I-5 near 317th. Suspect took the 272nd exit, crashed and rolled then fled on foot. Male subject was apprehended. Minor injuries. pic.twitter.com/gGymxKbcKB
— Trooper Rick Johnson (@wspd2pio) March 29, 2021
The unidentified suspect then exited the pickup truck and attempted to flee on foot. They were eventually caught by troopers and taken into custody.
Fortunately, no other vehicles were involved in the crash. The driver sustained minor injuries as a result. No word on what changes they are facing at this time.
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