West Springfield police chased after drag racing suspect

Suspect made escape after crossing into Springfield

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – West Springfield police were unable to catch up with a suspected drag racer, following a pursuit across town around midnight Monday. Police Sgt. Michael Reed told 22News that they received a report about drag racing on Interstate Drive near the Holyoke line, late Sunday shortly before midnight.

Officers began pursuing a suspect, a Hispanic man driving a black car with red rims on the wheels. 22News received several reports from viewers through our Report It feature about the chase.

Reed says West Springfield officers followed the car until the driver crossed the Connecticut River into Springfield. As of mid-morning, the suspect has not been located.

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