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Suspect in custody following pursuit, crash with trooper in Phoenix Saturday, DPS says

Posted at 9:08 AM, Aug 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-05 00:57:20-04

A Department of Public Safety trooper was involved in a crash following a pursuit in Phoenix Saturday morning.

Around 8 a.m., troopers were involved in a pursuit that started on eastbound Loop 202 at 40th Street, a DPS spokesperson said. 

DPS troopers continued following the suspect off the freeway before a crash occurred between at least one trooper and the suspect in the area of 36th Street and Thomas Road.

No injuries were reported and the driver is now in custody. 

Phoenix Police also assisted in the crash, a spokeswoman said. However, no further information was immediately released.