Saunders County Pursuit Ends With 2 Rollover Crashes

(Saunders County, NE) -- A car chase in Saunders County ends with two rollover crashes.

The Saunders County Sheriff’s Office says the pursuit began after a driver fled an attempted traffic stop on Highway 79 near Country Road N. The driver lost control of his vehicle and rolled into a field.

Then, the deputy lost control of the cruiser, which crashed into a creek and caught fire. The Sheriff's Office says the deputy was seriously injured and remains in the hospital.

The suspect, 26-year-old Dustin Hayes, was treated for minor injuries.

He was arrested and is being held at Saunders County Corrections.

The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating the incident.

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