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Pa. police seek driver in high-speed chase that ended with crash

December 24, 2012

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania State Police were looking Monday for a man who is believed to have led troopers on a high-speed chase that ended with a crash Sunday morning.

Police said the 26-year-old McConnellsburg man being sought had not been found by Monday morning, a trooper said Monday.

The pursuit began in McConnellsburg at 2:13 a.m. Sunday when a trooper tried to stop a green Pontiac Grand Am. The driver did not stop and drove south on U.S. 522 at speeds of more that 115 mph, police said. When the driver attempted to turn onto Pa. 928, he lost control of the car, which went into a field and hit a tree, police said.

The driver fled into a wooded area, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident can call police at 717-485-3131.

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