Traffic stop leads to police chase, man extracted from vehicle

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Wahpeton, ND-- The Wahpeton Police Department responded to the call of a reckless driver. Officers located the suspect vehicle and attempted to make a traffic stop.

The suspect vehicle fled and ended up going northbound on 11th St N. The driver attempted to negotiate a slight curve in the road just north of the intersection of 16th Ave N.

The driver lost control and struck a light post. The suspect had to be extricated from the vehicle and was flown to Sanford Hospital in Fargo where he is in stable condition.

All charges against the suspect will be filed by the Wahpeton Police Department. The North Dakota Highway Patrol is currently investigating the crash.