Chase ends with crash; man hospitalized

Posted by Carl Bohart - email

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - An overnight police chase ran through Covington and Cincinnati, and ended when the suspect slammed into a pole.

Covington Police tried to stop Justin Thomas, 25, around 1:30 a.m. Friday morning, but he ran from officers until he escaped their jurisdiction in Cincinnati.

The officers in pursuit notified Cincinnati Police, but before they could pick up the chase, Thomas crashed into a pole on West Third Street.

Thomas was transported to University Hospital and is listed in fair condition.

Investigators say speed and alcohol contributed to crash, but no charges have been filed.

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