Police chase ends with vehicle crashing into Petersburg home

Police chase ends with vehicle crashing into Petersburg home

PETERSBURG, Va. (WWBT) - A police chase came to an end Monday night when the vehicle crashed into a home in Petersburg.

A Virginia State Police trooper attempted a traffic stop at Monument and Prince George Street on a Pontiac sedan for not stopping at a stop sign and defective equipment around 12:25 a.m.

The driver refused to pull over and a short chase ensued.

The pursuit ended at 12:27 a.m. when the driver lost control trying to make a turn and crashed into a home along Washington Street. A fence and park vehicle were also damaged.

Three men were arrested and charges are pending.

There was one person home at the time but they were not injured.

No injuries were reported.

Petersburg police are assisting in the investigation.

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