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One in hospital and police custody after pursuit

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - An arrest has been made after a police pursuit that went through two counties, ended in a fiery car accident. 

According to Biloxi Police, they attempted to arrest a suspect on drug charges within city limits when the suspect fled.

Authorities said they pursued the suspect's SUV into Jackson County where the chase ultimately ended on I-10 just east of Highway 609.

Police said the chase ended when the suspect crashed his vehicle, which then caught fire.

The suspect was taken into police custody on felony charges and transported to the hospital.

We'll have more details on the incident as they become available on WLOX News and WLOX.com.

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