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Driver collides with CMPD patrol car near uptown

(Micah Smith | WBTV) (Micah Smith | WBTV)
(Micah Smith | WBTV) (Micah Smith | WBTV)
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A driver collided with a marked Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department patrol car while attempting to flee Tuesday morning just northeast of uptown. 

CMPD says officers found a stolen vehicle around 6:42 a.m. on Sylvania Avenue and attempted to stop the driver, but the driver refused. 

Officers were following the vehicle when it collided with a marked patrol car near Woodward Avenue and Lucena Street.

The driver jumped out and ran off on Princehall Avenue, police say. 

The case remains under investigation. 

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