Driver arrested after leading police on chase into Holyoke

Hampden County
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A driver is in custody Thursday night after police say the suspect led them on a dangerous car chase from Springfield to Holyoke.Springfield police spokesman Ryan Walsh told 22News officers spotted a car with stolen license plates out of Connecticut on Armory Street around 7:35 p.m. and began a pursuit.

Walsh said the driver sped off after officers activated flashing lights. The driver exited I-91 to Route 5 north, hitting a cruiser, then later on attempted to get on I-391 south in Holyoke.The car failed due to mechanical issues, Walsh said. The car was stopped at the I-391 entrance ramp at Main Street in Holyoke.No further details were available.

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