A Germantown, Maryland, man has been charged in a police chase that started in Germantown, Maryland, ended with a crash in Fairfax, Virginia, that closed Route 7 at the Dulles Toll Road in Tysons.
The Virginia State Police said at about 4:45 p.m. Monday that Frederick K. Njihia, 26, was being held without bond on one felony count of eluding police and one misdemeanor count of reckless driving. Charges are still pending in Maryland.
The Montgomery County police said they got a call at about 9:30 a.m. reporting that shots had been fired on Hawks Ridge Terrace in Germantown.
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When officers got there, the police said, the suspect fled, firing at officers and driving toward Virginia, getting onto the Beltway.
In Fairfax County, the Virginia State Police said, the driver exited the Beltway at Route 7 toward Tysons Corner. At the Dulles Toll Road, the state police said, the driver made a U-turn, and the state police purposely bumped his car, sending him off the road and into a Jersey barrier. The car then overturned.
The state police said the driver was taken to a hospital with minor injuries; charges are pending.
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