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Police: Man Crashes into Gate of Naval Station Norfolk

In this May 3, 2004 file photo, security personnel wait to inspect vehicles entering Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, Va. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Mort Fryman)
In this May 3, 2004 file photo, security personnel wait to inspect vehicles entering Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, Va. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Mort Fryman)

NORFOLK, Va. — Police say a driver fleeing a traffic stop ended up crashing his car into the main gate of Naval Station Norfolk.

Norfolk police said in a news release that the crash occurred shortly after 4 a.m. Sunday. Police say the driver was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police say an officer tried to stop the man on Hampton Boulevard. Police say the driver sped away and officers lost sight of him, and then he crashed at the gate of the military installation.

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