Car fleeing police in Elkhart hits another car in Elkhart County
Fire crews work to free two people from a green Pontiac Grand Am after a car fleeing police crashed into it on State Road 19 north of County Road 4 in Elkhart County early Saturday, June 4, 2011. (Photo provided by Chris Johnson) (June 4, 2011)
She said the call came in about 12:40 a.m. after a car being chased from Woodlawn Avenue and Cassopolis Street in the city crashed not far from Pete's Tavern on State Road 19 north of County Road 4. (Cassopolis Street turns into State Road 19.) A caller to the SBT24/7 News Desk at the scene said the crash was at the intersection with North Shore Drive at Simonton Lake.
The caller said State Road 19 is blocked on both sides because of widespread debris from the crash, and two people had to be extricated from the car that was hit in the crash. He said the person in the car being chased was taken to the hospital.
No more information is available at this time.