Arrest made after Baton Rouge police chase ends in multi-car crash

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — A Baton Rouge police chase Wednesday night ended in a multi-vehicle crash that injured at least two people.

Baton Rouge Police said around 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 15 city police were involved in a chase that started near I-10 eastbound at Acadian Thruway and ended near I-10 east at Highland Road.

Police said the chase resulted in a multi-vehicle crash injuring at least two people. Both were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries. Louisiana State Police responded to the scene to handle traffic crashes, according to a police spokesperson.

A suspect was arrested and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on charges of driving while intoxicated (DWI), aggravated flight and multiple traffic violations.

No more details were immediately available.

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