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Suspect leads police on chase from McIntosh Co. to Richmond Hill

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RICHMOND HILL, GA (WTOC) -

Police are investigating a chase that started in McIntosh County and ended in Richmond Hill Monday night.

According to police, the incident started when the suspect car ran a red light. Police tried to pull the suspect over, but they got away.

Police say stop sticks were deployed twice, but they didn't work.

A deputy in Liberty County used the pit maneuver to stop the car. The car crashed on U.S. 17 near Daniel Siding Road in Richmond Hill. The driver was airlifted to the hospital. 

Northbound lanes of U.S. 17 were closed for a short period of time. Traffic is still congested.

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