PD: Street racer caught after hit and run crash in Chandler

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Posted at 2:37 PM, Jan 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-29 16:37:13-05

CHANDLER, AZ — Police say a street racer has been caught after allegedly being involved in a hit and run crash in Chandler.

Chandler police report that on January 24, about 11 p.m., an officer spotted two cars street racing near Arizona Avenue and Chandler Boulevard. The officer pursued the vehicles, one of which stopped while the other car driven by Garrett Donald Crews, 19, kept going.

The suspect reportedly weaved through traffic before striking another car. The victim gave a car description that matches Crews' car, police say. When police found his vehicle in a nearby alley, Crews reportedly sped away again, with his headlights off.

Crews' disabled car was found about two miles away, and he was arrested.

He has been charged with drag racing, unlawful flight, and leaving the scene of an accident.