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Driver injured after motorcycle chase in Cape Girardeau

The motorcycle and rider struck the guardrail causing extensive damage to the motorcycle. The bike slid under the guardrail and ended up in a heavily overgrown area beneath the guardrail. (Source: Bill Allen/KFVS) The motorcycle and rider struck the guardrail causing extensive damage to the motorcycle. The bike slid under the guardrail and ended up in a heavily overgrown area beneath the guardrail. (Source: Bill Allen/KFVS)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

One person is injured after a high speed motorcycle chase in Cape Girardeau Monday.

A Cape Girardeau police officer tried to pull over a motorcycle for speeding, but the motorcycle driver tried to drive away.

The officer stopped chasing the motorcycle after about two blocks because of safety reasons.

Around 3 p.m., Cape Girardeau police received a call that a motorcycle had crashed into a guardrail at the coroner of Lorimier and West Lorimier at the top of a hill.

The motorcycle and rider struck the guardrail causing extensive damage to the motorcycle. The bike slid under the guardrail and ended up in a heavily overgrown area beneath the guardrail. 

One person was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries. 

No charges have been filed but are pending after more investigation.

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