Man faces charges after crashing into another car during state police chase

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A man is facing charges after crashing into another car during a New York State Police chase on Tuesday night.

Dwayne Campbell, 27, is accused of attempting to run away from troopers after the crash on Reynolds Street and Columbia Avenue. Watch News10NBC at 4 to see video the crash that Investigative Reporter Berkeley Brean will break down. You can stream the show here.

Campbell, a city resident, is charged with unlawful fleeing a police officer, criminal possession of marijuana, obstruction of governmental administration, and traffic infractions.

Troopers say they tried to stop a Jeep around 10:25 p.m. for a traffic violation. According to troopers, the car failed to stop which led to a chase through several city streets. Eventually, the Jeep and a car that wasn’t involved in the chase collided.

Troopers say Campbell was not injured and was taken into custody a short distance from the crash site. The driver and a passenger of the other car were taken to Strong Hospital for minor injuries. Campbell was issued an appearance ticket.