Man who was allegedly on the run from police crashes vehicle, injures multiple passengers in Bedford County, officials say

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BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A man who was reportedly on the run from police crashed a vehicle in Bedford County, partially ejecting one passenger and injuring two others.

According to the Bedford Fire Department’s Facebook post on Saturday, July 11, first responders from both Bedford and Bedford County responded to the scene in the 800 block of Burks Hill Road at 11:30 a.m., saying the vehicle had multiple passengers and was heavily damaged.

The fire department says the vehicle reportedly attempted to escape police, speeding on the bypass and losing control on the Burks Hill off-ramp.

One passenger was partially ejected and was later transported to RMH Medical Center in serious condition, fire officials say. In addition, two other passengers were transported to Bedford Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the department.

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