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Police: Driver loses control of car, crashes after trying to get away from traffic stop

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LAWTON, Okla. – Police in Lawton say two people are recovering after allegedly trying to speed away from officers.

On Thursday morning, KSWO reports that police tried to pull over a car on the Quanah Parker Trailway for a traffic violation.

The driver began to speed away, but didn’t get very far.

Officials say the driver lost control of the car, which rolled into a nearby ditch.

The passenger was ejected, while the driver was pinned for a short time in the wreckage.

Investigators believe the driver may have been trying to get away because of an issue with a driver’s license.