Police pursuit on 288 ends in crash

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Posted by Jackson Revere

Saturday night at approximately 10:31 p.m., a Virginia State Police trooper observed a 2002 Chevrolet S10 pickup truck driven by a male subject, traveling at a high rate of speed, eastbound I-64 at the 170 mile marker.  The trooper attempted to initiate a traffic stop with his emergency equipment activated, but the driver refused to stop and a pursuit was initiated.

The trooper pursued the Chevrolet pickup to southbound Route 288 until the Chevrolet crashed off of Route 6 and Creekmore Road at approximately 10:39 p.m.

The driver of the 2002 Chevrolet S10 pickup has been identified as Cody Allen Baker, 30, of Ruckersville, Virginia.  Baker has been charged with Reckless driving by speed, Felony Elude, Felony Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Driving on a revoked license (DUI related), two counts of Failure to stop at a stop sign, and Fail to stop at a red light.

Baker is currently being held without bond at Henrico Jail.

Updates will be provided as they become available.

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