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Man in custody after high speed chase in Bern

National News // July 9, 2018

A 20-year-old man is in custody after trying to escape the police in a highspeed car chase before crashing.

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Yesterday afternoon police in Burgdorf in canton Bern tried to stop the car for a routine check, but the car accelerated hard. Police gave chase and say the man took dangerous risks, including driving on the wrong side of the road.

Eventually the man crashed into a wall, bouncing off it several times. He and his 16-year-old passenger were arrested and taken to hospital.

There’s no information as to why the man failed to stop for the check.

Tags: police, bern, chase, crash

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