Burtonsville car chase leads to accident, suspect hospitalized

A man is in critical condition following a car chase in Burtonsville, Maryland on Monday morning.

Montgomery County Police said an accident took place just after 2:30am after a patrol officer tried to stop a car for a DUI along Route 29 and Blackburn Road. The driver failed to stop and took off—the car crashed after the chase.

The driver of the fleeing vehicle, who is an adult male, was taken to a local hospital. He is listed in critical condition, but is expected to survive. There were no other occupants in the car with the suspect. No police officers were injured in the incident.