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Brantford teen crashes e-bike after police chase - SIU called in

The Special Investigations Unit has been called in after a teenager crashed her e-bike in the Brantford area while being pursued by the O-P-P.

The Special Investigations Unit has been called in after a teenager crashed her e-bike in the Brantford area while being pursued by the O-P-P.

Provincial police say an officer saw an off-road motorcycle towing an e-bike Friday night, and tried to pull them over.

They say the 18-year-old on the e-bike then lost control and crashed — suffering injuries that required her to be airlifted to a hospital in Hamilton.

The motorcycle rider wasn't hurt.

The S-I-U investigates all incidents involving police where serious injuries or death occur.

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