Police chase leads to crash involving several vehicles in Albany

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Albany Police arrested a man they said led police on a short chase before crashing his vehicle.

Police say they initiated a traffic stop at Judson and Livingston Wednesday night at around 9:30 p.m. The driver, Shakir Redmon, 26, is accused of then fleeing and leading police on a short chase.

Redmon lost control at Manning Boulevard and North Manning, rolled the car over, and then is accused of fleeing on foot. Police arrested him a short time later.

He was taken to Albany Medical Center with minor injuries.

Redmon was charged with first-degree reckless endangerment, third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, and unlawfully fleeing a police officer. He was also cited for imprudent speed under the New York State Vehicle and Traffic law.

He is scheduled to be arraigned in Albany County Court.

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