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Chase ends in crash on Route 93


ANDOVER, Mass. ( – Mass. State Police troopers briefly chased a car before it crashed on Route 93 Northbound Tuesday.

State Police responded to calls for an erratic driver on 93 in Andover at about 3:45 p.m.

Troopers say they found the car and saw that the operator was in fact driving recklessly. They attempted to stop the car, but the operator continued driving, which led to a brief chase.

The chase ended when the car crashed into the guardrail. The car, a Mercury Milan, was operated by a 67-year-old Malden man. He was transported to the hospital and his condition is unknown.

Two lanes of the highway were closed for about 30 minutes as a result of the crash.

The investigation into the incident remains ongoing.