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Notes: U-Haul truck driver leads police on 95 mph chase through Alexandria

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The driver of a U-Haul truck was hospitalized after a bizarre high-speed chase through Alexandria, the Virginia State Police said.

The incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. when police on I-395 reportedly saw the truck going 96 mph in a 55 mph zone.

The truck reportedly sped away, taking exit 3 onto Duke Street, and then getting back on to southbound I-395.

The driver pulled the U-Haul to the shoulder where a woman and child exited the vehicle. Troopers detained the driver afterward, who was transported to the hospital for medical evaluation.

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