High-speed chase in Lackawanna County ends in crash

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LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A 51-year-old man from Archbald faces assault charges after a high speed chase through Lackawanna County.

Police say they tried to pull the driver over in Archbald around 9:30 Friday. He took off and led police through Scranton and Dunmore before getting on I-84 east.

The chase ended with a crash in Jefferson Township, near the Mount Cobb exit.

Police add the suspect swerved at state police cars and hit one of the cruisers several times.  

One trooper was taken to the  hospital with minor injuries.

The suspect’s name has not been released.

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