Man arrested after police chase through Opa-locka ends in crash

OPA-LOCKA, FLA. (WSVN) - Officials have arrested a man accused of stealing a car and leading troopers on a chase in Opa-locka.

Florida Highway Patrol said troopers noticed a white Toyota Camry that was reported stolen, and a pursuit ensued, just before 3 p.m., Monday.

Troopers said the chase came to a crashing end at the corner of Northwest 151st Street and 33rd Avenue after the vehicle struck an FHP cruiser and light pole.

Thirty-three-year-old Rashard Young was charged with grand theft and driving with a suspended license. FHP said Young also has a drug-related arrest warrant out of Texas.

7Skyforce HD hovered above the scene where a woman could be seen in handcuffs. According to FHP, she was a passenger in the Camry and was released after being questioned.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area as investigators work the scene.

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