High-speed chase ends in crash on I-40 in Wake County, 3 hospitalized

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A high-speed chase that started in Garner late Thursday ended in a crash on Interstate 40. (WTVD)

A high-speed police chase ended in a crash on Interstate 40 that hospitalized three people late Thursday night.

The pursuit began when police say officers tried to pull over a vehicle for speeding near the White Oak Crossing Shopping Center in Garner. They then discovered the vehicle was stolen.

Police chased the vehicle on rainy roads, and at one point the car blew through a red light at Timber Drive and New Rand Road.

The chase then went up Hammond Road to eastbound I-40.

It ended in a crash on I-40 near the Clayton Bypass exit.

The car flipped, trapping three people - 18-year-old Elisha Jevon Grubb of Raleigh, 17-year-old Mya Johnson of Garner and 17-year-old Mya Perry of Raleigh - inside. The three had to be rescued and were taken to the hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

Police charged Grubb with speeding to elude arrest, possession of a stolen vehicle and reckless driving.

Elisha Jevon Grubb

The incident is still under investigation.

Authorities also told ABC11 that it appeared another vehicle may have been involved, but it is unclear if anyone in that vehicle was injured.

"Preliminary reports, from what I understand, indicate that the vehicle may have collided with another vehicle on 40, resulting in it losing control and then going off to the right side of the road and rolling over," Garner Police Lt. Chris Clayton said.

Part of I-40 had to be closed, but all lanes reopened shortly before 12:30 a.m.

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