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Man tries to escape from police custody after they saved his life in crash 

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Hales Corners police pursuit

HALES CORNERS -- A police chase that began in Hales Corners, ended with a flipped car and the driver thrown into a ditch in Franklin. The incident, which happened back in November of 2018, started with a stolen car out of Milwaukee. Dash camera video captured the entire pursuit.

Before the police officer could say anything, the driver of the stolen Nissan nearly missed a Hales Corners' sergeant before hitting another car and taking off.

"Heading back out onto 108, he's going southbound from speedway driving," Hales Corners Police Officer Justin Landry can be heard saying on dashcam video.

Hales Corners police pursuit

The driver led police on a chase that ended in 15 minutes in Franklin.

"He's in a ditch just north of Drexel, rollover, subject out of the car, get a med unit," Officer Justin Landry can be heard saying on dashcam video.

Hales Corners police pursuit

Jared Lussier

With assistance from others, officials began helping 26-year-old Jared Lussier, who would later be charged for what happened; he survived his serious injuries.

Lussier was thrown out of the stolen car and right into a ditch. As more responders arrived, officers worked to save his life. A dim prognosis: Lussier may never walk again.

Lussier's near-death joyride left him without an officer outside his Froedtert room.

"They said they don't need an officer with him 'cause they don't think he's going to be waking up at this point," an officer can be heard saying on dashcam.

Hales Corners police pursuit

Hales Corners police pursuit

A suspect who tried to get away from the first responders who saved his life.

Hales Corners police pursuit

Lussier is due back in court in April.

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