Police chase through several New Hampshire towns ends with crash in Warner

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WARNER — A 40-year-old man from New Hampshire was involved in a crash in Warner early this morning after fleeing from police.

Police say they attempted to stop a vehicle for a speeding on I-93 north at around 1:10 a.m.

The driver failed to stop for the troopers and continued to flee through several towns including Hooksett, Bow, Concord, Hopkinton, and Warner.

Twice during the pursuit, the driver drove head-on towards troopers nearly causing a collision.

The pursuit ended on Route 127 in the town of Warner when the driver turned off the vehicle’s lights and failed to negotiate a curve at a high rate of speed causing the vehicle to roll over.

The driver was transported to Concord Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver was identified as Ryan Sharkey, of Enfield, NH.

Sharkey was arrested without incident and will face multiple charges out of the Merrimack and Hillsborough Superior Courts to include felony reckless conduct with a deadly weapon, disobeying a police officer, aggravated driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated 2nd offense, operating after suspension offense, misuse of plates and unregistered motor vehicle.

Police say he also had an active New Hampshire Probation and Parole warrant and a court bench warrant for his arrest.

He was held without bail and is scheduled to appear at the Merrimack County Superior Court today.

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