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Driver crashed into tree trying to elude police

EFFINGHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

A driver crashed into a tree in Guyton on McIntyre Road and Churchill Road after fleeing from police during a traffic stop.

According to a Rincon Police officer, they tried to pull the car over and the driver sped off, eventually running into a tree.

The driver got out of the car and tried to run on foot. Police immediately captured him.

The driver only sustained minor bumps and scrapes.

No one else was injured.

Effingham County Sheriff, Rincon Police Department and Georgia State Patrol all responded.  

Officials are currently investigating. 

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