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DUI suspect arrested after fleeing police

 

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A suspected drunk driver is behind bars, but not before fleeing from police.

Pooler Police tried to pull over the sedan at I-16 and I-95 around 12:30 a.m.

The driver refused to stop and lead police into Savannah on I-16, but never got above 50 mph.

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police joined the pursuit as did Georgia State Patrol units.

The driver eventually pulled over on I-16 just after the I-516 Exit, where he was taken into custody.

Police searched the car and found several beer cans.

The suspect was also driving on a suspended license.

No word on charges.

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