Three Injured in Car Accident

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COLUMBIA - An accident at Rollins and Maplewood roads in Columbia has injured three people. The incident started when police tried to pull over an SUV for speeding. The SUV did not pull over and sped away, the officer did not pursue. However, the officer found the vehicle at the site of the accident minutes later. Police say the SUV hit a gray car, when the officer approached the scene, a man in the SUV tried to run but was apprehended and hospitalized. He will be arrested after he is discharged.

One vehicle was on its side and the crash took the top and two doors off of the other. Police said the three who suffered injuries were hospitalized but their injuries were non-life threatening. Authorities are investigating to see if the man who was initially sought was driving impaired.