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Driver in stolen car flees traffic stop, crashes in southeast Calgary

The driver was taken to hospital as a precaution while a passenger was arrested

The driver fled police after reversing into a CPS car.

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The driver fled police after reversing into a CPS car.

Two people who were driving a stolen Lexus were arrested and are facing charges after fleeing a traffic stop.

Around 10 a.m. Wednesday, police pulled over a stolen 2006 Lexus RX330 in the 4200 block of 14 Avenue SE.

According to police, a 30-year-old woman was behind the wheel. She reversed into a CPS vehicle before speeding away.

Not long after, the driver crashed into a fence outside a home in the 5400 block of 14 Avenue.

The driver was taken to hospital while a male passenger was arrested at the scene. Police say charges are pending against both.

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