VENICE, Ill. (KMOX) – A suspected drunk driver being chased by police has crashed in the Metro East.

It happened around 4:45 a.m. on Route Three near Venice.

Sources at the scene tell KMOX News that the suspect’s car slammed into a tree.

The driver had to be cut out of the car.

He’s since been transported to a hospital with serious injuries.

Police were not injured.

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