VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - Virginia Beach police have identified a driver who was captured after fleeing the scene of a multiple-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon.
Tonya Borman with Virginia Beach Police said the incident happened around 3:45 p.m. when police tried to stop a vehicle for fake tags near on Virginia Beach Boulevard near Aragona Boulevard.
When officers went to stop the the suspect, identified as 22-year-old Kasheim Ra'Shawn Bryant, he accelerated his vehicle to a high speed and turned onto Cleveland Street.
Police said Bryant hit two moving vehicles and several parked cars in the 5000 block of Cleveland Street.
Borman said Bryant then jumped out of his car and fled on foot, but was apprehended a short distance away.
Nine vehicles were involved in the crash, according to Adam Bernstein with the VBPD.
One person was taken to a local hospital in what was thought to be serious condition, but was later released. Police said a second driver was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries, and was also later released.
Police said the scene of the crash was in an industrial area of the city, but no roads were closed.
Bryant was charged with felony eluding police, driving with a suspended or revoked operator's license, and fictitious plates. Additional charges may be forthcoming.
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