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Driver injured after flipping car while fleeing from Durham police

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DURHAM, N.C. -

A man suffered serious injuries Friday morning after flipping his vehicle while trying to flee from Durham police.

Authorities say the incident started around 5 a.m. Friday on Avondale Drive.

The officer tried to issue the driver a ticket, and when he went back to his cruiser, the driver backed into the vehicle and drove off.

The driver began traveling on East Club Boulevard when he flipped his vehicle several times near Glenbrook Driver.

The driver was taken to Duke University Hospital with serious injuries. Authorities are not releasing the name of the driver at this time. No word if charges will be filed in the case.

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