LYNN (CBS) – A police chase ended in a crash in Lynn Wednesday night. The suspect drove through an intersection and slammed into another driver, who is badly hurt.
It started when Lynn officers tried to stop a driver for a motor vehicle violation. That driver then allegedly backed into the police cruiser and sped away.
The suspect then crashed into another car at the intersection of Essex and Chatham Street. The person in the other car that was struck was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
“There was two people in the white one and then when the white one hit, the person in the passenger side got out and started running on foot,” said witness Tommy Merida. “The police officers started chasing on foot and another cruiser came and also started chasing them.”
Lynn Police say the suspect who ran after the crash was armed when they caught up to him. Back at the car, the other suspect was hurt.
The two suspects, who have not been identified, were taken to the hospital for minor injuries. A firearm was recovered from the suspect’s car.
No officers were injured.