Teen driver led troopers on short pursuit on I-64 before crashing near High Rise Bridge, State Police say


CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — A 17-year-old girl led authorities on a short pursuit Monday morning on I-64 before crashing just ahead of the High Rise Bridge in Chesapeake.

Virginia State Police said they tried to stop the driver for speed, and the registration came back for another vehicle. Police say the girl refused to stop and continued on at a high rate of speed before crashing, just after 7 a.m.

She was taken into custody and only suffered minor injuries, police say.

The scene was cleared around 8:30 a.m.

No other details were shared in a press release.

Photo courtesy: Virginia State Police

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