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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Police arrested a driver who was allegedly involved in a chase that ended in a fiery crash Tuesday night.

Officers said they tried to pull over a car for a traffic violation on Interstate 94 near Hennepin Ave. around 10:30 p.m.

They said the car didn’t stop and a chase continued along Interstate 35W in Minneapolis.

The suspect’s car ended up hitting another car near the Washington Avenue bridge overpass on I-35W. The suspect’s car left the road, went into a ditch and somehow caught on fire.

Police said a passenger in the suspect’s car was treated for minor injuries. The driver wasn’t hurt and was taken into custody.

No one was hurt in the other vehicle that was hit.

Officers haven’t released the names of those involved or the reason why the driver may have taken off.

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