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Man crashes while trying to flee police in neighborhood

A wild ride in a Lexington neighborhood early Tuesday when a speeding driver wouldn't pull over for police.

It all came to an end when the car crashed along Polo Club Boulevard, off Man O'War.

Police officers tried to stop the car, but say the driver just kept going at speeds up to 100 miles per hour.

He took out trees, landscaping and mailboxes before finally crashing into a utility role.

The suspect wasn't seriously injured.

Police took him into custody, but haven't yet released his name or age.

He is believed to be in his teens.

Police believe the suspect may have been drinking.


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