A Shirley man led police on a car chase through Riverhead early Saturday morning that ended when he slammed into a parked railroad vehicle.

Riverhead Town Police said Tremaine B. Kelly, 30, fled police after officers tried to pull him over for making an illegal U-turn on East Main Street just before 2 a.m.

Kelly sped down Hubbard Avenue for about two miles before losing control of the 2005 Honda Accord. He crashed the car into a railroad vehicle -- a truck carrying a chipper used to clear vegetation from the tracks -- parked on tracks near Edgar Avenue and Meetinghouse Creek Road, police said.

Kelly then fled on foot, but officers caught him after a brief chase, police said. He was the only person in the car.

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The Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps took Kelly to Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead, where he was treated for a cut to his face that required stitches, said Riverhead Det. Mark Stromski.

Kelly was found to be in violation of his parole terms. He was also charged with fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor, and multiple vehicle and traffic violations, police said.