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Man faces charges after police chases in Oshawa

Police say officers tried to pull over a speeding motorist on Monday, who instead struck a cruiser and tree before driving off. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

TORONTO — A man faces charges after a series of wild chases in Oshawa, Ont.

Police say officers tried to pull over a speeding motorist on Monday, who instead struck a cruiser and tree before driving off.

Officers called off the pursuit for safety reasons.

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Minutes later, other officers spotted the vehicle still driving dangerously and tried to stop it but it again fled.

Soon after, police responded to a hit-and-run collision, located the suspect vehicle nearby, and chased it into a dead-end street.

The 37-year-old suspect ran off but was quickly arrested and now faces several charges.

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