FREEPORT — Two people were injured in a crash that ended a high-speed chase following a pharmacy robbery, officials said. The crash has also closed part of I-295.

Steve McCausland, the spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety said a man and woman were fleeing after robbing a Rite-Aid store in Yarmouth of prescription drugs. A chase ensued and ended in the crash in Freeport at the Desert Road exit, he said.

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The car in which the pair fled was being chased by Yarmouth Police when it overturned while the driver tried to get off I-295 in Freeport.

The exit will remain closed for the rest of the evening, although the interstate is now open.

Update:
State police identify suspects in Yarmouth drug store robbery