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Overnight police chase ends in crash in Pincourt

Overnight police car chase ends in crash.
Overnight police car chase ends in crash. Yannick Gadbois/ Global News

An overnight police chase that began north of Saint-Jérome at around 1:30 a.m., ended with a crash in Pincourt sometime after 3 a.m. on Friday.

The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) said officers gave chase after a speeding vehicle refused to stop.

Officers followed the white pickup truck along Highway 15, but eventually decided to back off

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About an hour later, another SQ patrol car tried to pull over the same truck for another speeding infraction south of the Champlain Bridge. The SQ says the 32-year-old driver refused to pull over for a second time.

Police then laid out road spikes to stop the truck as the driver approached Exit 35 in Pincourt on Highway 20.

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The driver was arrested and is expected to appear in court Friday afternoon.

According to the SQ, he faces charges of violating parole and dangerous driving.

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