SAUGUS, Mass. — A high-speed chase that started in Stoneham has ended in Saugus with police shooting at a vehicle and two people hurt.
Authorities say the chase that reached speeds of 100 miles per hour started at about 2 a.m. Monday. Stoneham police eventually broke off pursuit.
The car was spotted a few minutes later on Route 1 south in Saugus, driving on a tireless front left rim.
Police cornered the vehicle on a side street. As officers approached, the car drove toward them, prompting them to open fire.
Both driver and passenger were taken to a hospital where they were treated and released.
The male driver, 31-year-old Jonathan Colleran, is scheduled to be arraigned Monday on charges including assault with a dangerous weapon.
The 33-year-old female passenger has not been charged.