Defendant was seen driving recklessly and at a high rate of speed on Penn Ave. He was followed for a short distance, almost struck several parked vehicles and was driving carelessly. The Officer attempted a traffic stop and the driver sped away at speeds over 90 MPH. The Officer stopped chasing the vehicle as it began to pull away and continued on Route 12. Eventually, the suspect vehicle crashed into the medium down the road after the driver lost control. Driver was taken into custody and transported to Central Processing. Defendant was charged with being in possession of a stolen vehicle out of Philadelphia, a handgun and numerous traffic violations.