A 19-year-old man from Eveleth was injured in a one-vehicle crash Friday night while fleeing from Virginia police.

The man was fleeing police and traveling south on U.S. Highway 53, near Minnesota Highway 35 in Virginia, when the driver struck a median barrier, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

The crash took place at approximately 11:17 p.m. Friday. The drive was not wearing a seatbelt and received non-life-threatening injuries. He was transported to Essentia Health.

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