Police pursuit ends in multi-vehicle pile-up; 3 children hospitalized
3 children were injured in a crash that came at the end of a chase that started in St. Ann and ended in North City. Credit: KMOV
NORTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -
A multiple-vehicle crash that stemmed from a police pursuit in St. Ann left a car pile-up in north St. Louis; three were children hospitalized.
According to Police Chief Aaron Jimenez, St. Ann Police were on neighborhood patrol when they went to conduct a routine traffic stop. The car did not stop and instead sped off, leading to the chase.
The chase ensued into north St. Louis when the suspect ran a red light at the intersection of Grand and Cass, causing a multi-vehicle crash.
No serious injuries were reported, however, there were three children in the suspect's vehicle during the chase and crash. They were taken to a hospital with minor injuries. Two other drivers were also injured, but not seriously.
The suspect is on parole for drug and weapons-related offenses, and does not have insurance.
The suspect is now in police custody.
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