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Two suspects in custody after police pursuit, crash in Branford

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BRANFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Two suspects are in custody after a police pursuit led to a crash and traffic delays in Branford on Tuesday afternoon.

Two police officers and one civilian were transported by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries after the crash.

Branford Police say that Branford officers, as well as Connecticut State Police and New Haven Police, were on the scene of an investigation on West Main Street, near exit 53 and the Walmart.

News 8 learned on scene that it started in New Haven when two undercover cops say they were being followed aggressively. When they called for back-up, the driver took off.

Police then followed the suspect on Interstate 95 into Branford.

The suspect was then trying to get back onto the highway in Branford, when they crashed into four vehicles on West Main Street.

(WTNH/ Noelle Gardner)

According to Branford Police, the two men that were inside of the car are now in custody.

(WTNH/ Noelle Gardner)

There are no further details at this time. The incident remains under investigation.

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