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Suspect In Multiple Car Crashes Flees Police; Chase Ensues

Suspect In Multiple Car Crashes Flees Police; Chase Ensues

A New Britain driver who hit four other cars and fled from police officers Friday night was captured in Windsor after a chase that stretched from Massachusetts to Connecticut.

Edward Martinez, 20, was held on five charges, including reckless endangerment and engaging police in a pursuit, and his bail was set at $5,000. Suffield police said no injuries were sustained by the occupants of the other vehicles.

After reportedly crashing into four vehicles while driving on Route 159 through Agawam, Mass., Martinez drove south into Connecticut, police said. Suffield police said they received a 911 call around 10:45 p.m. that a white, 2006 BMW was traveling at high speed down East...

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