Two injured in Arnold after pursuit vehicle t-bones one car, hits several others


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Arnold, Pa. – Police in Arnold said they responded to a call for a male harassing a female at a daycare when the suspect fled from the scene just as police arrived about 3:00 pm Friday afternoon.

With lights on, Police pursued the white Ford SUV down Victoria Avenue and was subsequently stopped at Rankin Street and Leishman Avenue where Sgt. Joe Nixon said he got out of the car and the suspect took off striking a mailbox. The pursuit terminated as the suspect vehicle fled towards HD Berkey School subsequently ending up on Leishman Avenue headed south towards North Street.

Witnesses near the scene said the suspect vehicle blew through the stop sign at North & Leishman Avenue striking a blue eastbound Hyundai Elantra occupied by 3 people. The Elantra was t-boned, crushing the drivers side door which required rescue workers to cut the door away for extrication of the driver.

After the Ford SUV struck the Elantra, the operator then struck a white 4 door sedan parked on the street, forcing that vehicle to turn 90 degrees into a Comcast work vehicle. The Ford SUV continued on the eastbound sidewalk and came to a stop behind the Comcast truck where the driver fled on foot.

It’s unknown if more than one person was in the pursuit vehicle, however one suspect was apprehended by police on Constitution Boulevard. Witnesses at the scene said it sound like a shotgun going off when the crash occurred. Everyone came out to see what had happened. Police are continuing their investigation into the incident.

2 patients with unknown injuries were transported to local hospitals.


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