Car fleeing police rolls over, 2 hospitalized

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XENIA, Ohio (WDTN) – A car that fled from the Ohio State Highway Patrol rolled over Friday morning in Xenia.

The crash happened just after 2 am Friday on the ramp from eastbound US-35 to US-68. The Ohio State Highway Patrol told 2 NEWS the car had been reported traveling nearly 100 mpg on US-35 around 1:50 am.

An OSP Trooper spotted the car a short time later and tried to pull it over. The driver fled and led troopers on a chase with speeds topping 120 mph, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The trooper lost sight of the car but found it a short time later crashed into a fence.

One person was ejected from the car and another person was trapped, troopers said. Both people were taken to Miami Valley Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

There is no word on potential charges for the people inside the car. The incident is still under investigation.

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