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Police: Pursuit of stolen vehicle ends in crash on I-5

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VANCOUVER, WA (KPTV) -

Two lanes of southbound I-5 were shut down earlier today due to a pursuit that led to a single vehicle crash.

Woodland police said they received a call about a man passed out in a vehicle near the Safeway, located at 1725 Pacific Avenue.

Police said once they contacted the man, they believe he was under the influence of alcohol. The man started the car and drove away from the scene.

Police started to pursue the suspect south on I-5. Police said the suspect crossed over several lanes of traffic, hit the median and then crashed into a hillside along I-5.

The man was taken to Peace Health in Vancouver with serious injuries.

The man, whose name has not yet been released, is facing charges of DUI, felony elude and theft of a vehicle.

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