Fire Ball: Fiery End to Alcohol Fueled Chase in Garfield Heights

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NEW DETAILS: GARFIELD HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) - A drunk driver takes police on an overnight chase that ended in a fiery crash overnight.

It started around 1:30AM on Warner Road in Garfield Heights.

An officer noticed the driver was speeding, and tried to catch up to the offender. The driver refused to stop, lost control at the intersection of Warner and Granger in Valley View and slammed into a utility pole. The car then burst into flames.

Cops pulled the man - identified as 31-year-old Dushone Babb - out of the wreckage. Babb was rushed to Metro, where he's listed in fair condition.

The Cleveland man is charged with OVI, reckless operation and fleeing and eluding.

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