Driver hits house with car following chase
03/29/2014 1:28 PM
03/29/2014 1:29 PM
A car chase that started in the 700 block of South Broadway on Friday afternoon ended when a man crashed his car into a house, said Wichita police Sgt. John Hoofer.
Hoofer said police stopped a man in his 40s driving a white Pontiac Aztec for a traffic violation, but he fled, driving south on Topeka. Officers ended the high-speed chase when they determined it had become unsafe.
Police later found the car at Water and Mt. Vernon, where it had lost control and crashed into a home before rolling over. The suspect was found in the area and booked on suspicion of drug and traffic charges, Hoofer said.
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