Suspect hospitalized after police chase ends in crash
Posted on Monday, May 3rd, 2021 at 10:20 am
GIG HARBOR, WA – A suspect was taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure when a police chase on westbound SR-16 ended in a PIT maneuver and subsequent collision on Sunday.
🚨Successful PIT maneuver after pursuit on West SR-16, just west of 24th St NW. All lanes blocked – use alternate routes! Updates will be posted when available #GigHarbor #TrafficAlert pic.twitter.com/UPoLaG6hQ3
— Trooper Robert Reyer (@wspd1pio) May 3, 2021
According to Washington State Patrol District 1 PIO Trooper Robert Reyer, the chase came to a dramatic conclusion on westbound SR-16 just past 24th Street NW at about 8 p.m. on May 2. Traffic was moved to the right lane and shoulder until about 8:45 p.m.
No serious injuries have been reported.
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