High-speed police chase ends in three-car collision and rollover

A driver Burlington police say was leading officers on a high-speed chase collided with two other cars Wednesday before rolling their vehicle several times and landing upside down. 

The incident happened just before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday near Angular and Gunnison streets. 

Police say Cody Pedigo, 24, of Burlington, was heading westbound on Angular Street in a 2005 Ford Mustang at a high rate of speed, trying to elude a marked squad car, when he tried passing a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix being driven by Tara Dawn Septer, 38, also of Burlington, as she was also heading west.  

Authorities say Pedigo side-swiped the Grand Prix, hitting the car on the back driver side corner, before swerving into the eastbound lane and hitting another 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix, being driven by Patty McConnell, 38, also of Burlington, on the front driver side corner of the car. 

The aftermath of a crash is shown Wednesday after a high-speed police pursuit near Angular and Gunnison streets in Burlington.

Police say the Mustang rolled over several times before landing on its top along the south curb of Angular Street and that emergency crews needed mechanical equipment to extricate Pedigo from the car. 

 According to an accident report, Pedigo and McConnell were taken to the hospital by ambulance, but the extent of their injuries are unknown at this time.  

The report also states that Pedigo and McConnell were riding alone in each of their vehicles.  

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