Two arrested after drug investigation leads to chase, crash on I-271 near Bedford Heights

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BEDFORD HEIGHTS – Akron police arrested a man and a woman after they crashed their car into a median on I-271 near the Bedford Heights/Oakwood Village border on Wednesday night.

Police confirmed to Fox 8’s Peggy Gallek that the chase started in Akron during a drug investigation and continued down Route 8 toward I-271.

Akron’s drug unit attempted to stop the car, believed to be delivering drugs, when the car pulled away.

Two vehicles were side-swiped during the crash, according to police.

There were about a dozen police cars involved during the chase until the crash happened in a snow bank on the median.

There were no injuries during the crash.

Stay with Fox 8 and for more updates.