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Driver leads troopers on wrong-way, high speed chase in Nash County

Troopers say a man driving the wrong way on I-95 led them on a high-speed chase.
Troopers say a man driving the wrong way on I-95 led them on a high-speed chase.(WRAL-TV)
Published: Oct. 13, 2020 at 6:37 AM EDT
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NASH COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Officials say a driver traveling the wrong way on a highway lead troopers on a high speed chase.

The Highway Patrol says the chase happened just before 11:45 p.m. Monday night on I-95 near West Mount Drive in Nash County.

State troopers say they chased the car, which was going in the wrong direction, and reached speeds up to 100 mph. Troopers say the crash ended when the driver hit a tree.

Troopers believe the driver, Patrick Brewer, 28, had a warrant out for his arrest. He was taken to Nash UNC Health Care unresponsive. The passenger, a woman, was also taken to the hospital but is expected to be okay.

No charges have been filed, but are expected to be announced at a later time.

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