DEVELOPING: Runaway suspect reportedly causes accident

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Update:

The woman driving the black sedan was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

Original Report:

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — A runaway suspect reportedly caused an accident after attempting to evade police.

Around eight p.m., Dothan police officers were called to Rip Hewes Stadium on Stadium Street where law enforcement personnel had requested backup.

Officers were advised to be on the lookout for a suspect in a blue PT Cruiser that was heading toward Selma Street.

As officers responded, one unit spotted the vehicle and followed it. The suspect then ran a red light and reportedly caused an accident at West Selma Street and South Oates Street.

Multiple first responders were on the scene.

WDHN will continue to update as more information becomes available.

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