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Police: Teen arrested after striking 2 vehicles, fleeing

Published On: Apr 24 2014 07:42:56 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 24 2014 08:04:46 AM CDT

MADISON, Wis. -

A teenage driver was arrested Wednesday night after striking two vehicles and trying to flee police, according to a release from Madison police.

An officer watching traffic on Hammersley Road at around 9:30 p.m. said a vehicle sped past and struck another vehicle as the officer started following it. The vehicle continued and struck a parked car on Loreen Drive.

The officer said the 17-year-old driver climbed through the window and fled before being taken into custody.

The driver and his 18-year-old passenger suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver was arrested on suspicion of eluding and second-offense operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing injury.

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