A car chase ends in a crash in Bradford County Friday.

Bradford County deputies and Starke police officers were notified about a reckless driver on the roads. They say a witness saw the driver drink beer while driving.

Authorities tried to stop the driver, but a short pursuit ensued. The driver crashed the vehicle near the Walmart near 48th Street and US 301 in Starke.

A car chase ends in a crash near 48th Street and US 301 in Starke after authorities pursued a driver who reportedly was drinking while driving. Photo: Bradford County Sheriff's Office

The driver was taken into custody. Authorities didn't release the extent of the driver's injuries.

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.