2 escape injury when driver fleeing traffic stop collides with minivan

The driver of a car struck a minivan and a garage before coming to a stop on Hervey Street late Thursday. (Photo: WTHR)

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Two people were checked for injury after a police pursuit ended in a crash.

It happened around 11 p.m. Thursday in the 1500 block of Hervey Street, which is just southwest of Raymond Avenue and Shelby Street.

Police said the driver of a car drove off when an officer doing a drug investigation tried to initiate a traffic stop.

A short pursuit ensued, which began with the driver going the wrong way in one of the lanes on Raymond.

The chase ended at the intersection of Ringgold Street and Hervey when a minivan collided with the fleeing car.

The vehicle also clipped the corner of a garage.

Medics checked the two occupants of the van, but no injuries were reported.

The damage to the garage was not extensive, according to officers.

Police said they found a gun inside the car.

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