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Police pursuit in New Castle ends in car accident

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NEW CASTLE, Pa. - A police chase in New Castle ended in a car accident Friday evening.

Around 11:30 p.m., New Castle Police were in pursuit of an SUV on East Washington Street toward Shenango Township.

Seconds after the SUV crossed the city line, the driver attempted to pass a vehicle, only to lose control on the wet road, striking the rear end of another SUV.

Both drivers were transported to Jameson Hospital to be checked out but no injuries were reported. 

However, a small child was found in the backseat of the SUV that was being chased by police and was also transported to the hospital. His condition is unknown at the time.

Neither the suspect, child or the other driver have been identified at this time. It is also not yet known why police were in pursuit of the SUV.

Stay connected to wfmj.com and 21 News for more on this developing story.

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