Suspect injured in crash after fleeing scene of accident


PITT COUNTY - PITT COUNTY -- Deputies arrest a man who attempted to flee them to elude arrest.

Brian Kelly is in the hospital following an accident that occurred Saturday night.

Deputies responded to the area of 43 South near the Chicod Store around 10:15 p.m. for reports of cars racing.

Once on scene, an individual pointed out a vehicle they said was leaving the scene of an accident.

Deputies attempted to stop a silver BMW being driven by 20-year-old Kelly.

As deputies pursued Kelly, he ran off the road and into a ditch where the car caught on fire.

Deputies were able to get him out of the car and he was transported by EMS to Vidant Medical Center.

Pending his release from the hospital, Kelly faces charges for:

-Flee to Elude Arrest

-Hit and Run, Speeding

-Stop Sign Violation

-Aggressive Driving

-and No Driver's License.

Kelly's condition at this time his unknown.

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