High-speed chase through North Charleston ends with accident

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NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Two people were sent to the hospital after a high-speed chase ended in a wreck Saturday night.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, a Charleston County sheriff's deputy was pursuing an SUV on Interstate 526.

During the chase authorities say the fleeing vehicle exited Dorchester Road where it ran a red light and collided with a van. The suspect's car then caught fire and the driver sustained serious injuries and was taken to MUSC.

The driver of the van was also transported to MUSC with non-life threatening injuries.

This incident remains under investigation.

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