Man crashes car after Durham police traffic stop

From staff reportsApril 12, 2013 

— A portion of East Club Boulevard was closed for a time early Friday when a man crashed his car after driving off from a police traffic stop.

Police said the man, who was alone in the car, appeared to be seriously hurt.

His identity was not immediately disclosed.

A police officer had stopped the man about 5 a.m. and issued him traffic citations, police said.

The man backed his car into the officer’s cruiser but did no damage, then sped off, police said.

Police found him a few minutes later in his rolled-over car off the road in the 1200 block of East Club Boulevard, they said.

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