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Car Chase on Cape Ends in Fiery Crash: Police

An erratic driver who allegedly led police on a pursuit on the Cape was hospitalized after the chase ended in a fiery crash Tuesday night.

Barnstable police said they received a call at 10:17 p.m. of a car chase that ended in a crash. The driver, who officials did not name, allegedly tried to evade police before he crashed his car in Hyannis.

The suspected OUI driver was taken to Cape Cod Hospital with minor injuries and arrested upon his release. He was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence, failing to stop, leaving the scene of an accident and driving with a revoked license.

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