Serious car crash near Nationals Park following car chase

An investigation is underway into a violent crash that happened near Nationals Park.

Three people were taken to the hospital.

It all started with a driver who was trying to get away from police.

According to some witnesses and sources, the accident might have started with an unauthorized pursuit, with one car traveling across the bridge from Anacostia into the area before colliding with one of the other vehicles.

Police have not confirmed that information and are not saying if there were any fatalities at this time.

This is a developing story. Stay with for the latest.