Fleeing suspect causes fiery crash in Kent

Fleeing suspect causes fiery crash in Kent

KENT, Wash. — At least six cars were involved in a crash caused by a fleeing suspect in Kent Wednesday.

Kent police said a vehicle fled when officers tried to do a traffic stop.

It then crashed at 260th and Pacific Highway South and burst into flames.

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The driver ran from the scene but was taken into custody nearby.

Video from Chopper 7 showed the suspect’s burned-out vehicle and at least five other cars involved in the crash.

It is not known if the suspect’s vehicle ran a red light or how the other vehicles were involved.

Drivers should avoid the area, as the intersection was blocked as of noon.

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