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Vehicle crashes into home in New Kent after 122 mph chase, suspect runs off

Source: Virginia State Police Source: Virginia State Police
NEW KENT, VA (WWBT) -

Virginia State Police are looking for a man who crashed a vehicle into a home in New Kent, then took off running.

The crash happened around 5:49 a.m. Friday. Police say a trooper spotted the vehicle traveling over 122 mph on I-64 in James City County. The trooper tried to pull the vehicle over, but the driver instead kept going and exited at Route 30 into New Kent County.

Police say the vehicle got onto a side road, struck a pole and a ditch. The driver jumped from the vehicle as it was still moving to run away, and the vehicle finally struck a home in the 5000 block of Barham Road.

The suspect ran into the nearby woods. K9 units searched the area but could not find the suspect.

No one was in the home at the time of the crash.

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