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Officer injured in crash during vehicle pursuit on Indy's north side

The crash happened on Meridian Street at Fall Creek Parkway.

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis Metro police officer is in serious but stable condition after a crash during the pursuit of a vehicle north of downtown Indianapolis.

According to an IMPD spokesperson, the pursuit began when officers observed a car occupied by a person who matched the description of someone sought in the investigation of a felony crime.

Police said speeds ranged from 35 to 80 miles per hour during the chase. Officers briefly lost sight of the car but resumed the pursuit a short time later.

According to IMPD, an officer crashed at Fall Creek Parkway and North Meridian Street during the pursuit. The officer was taken to a local hospital. The driver of an SUV involved in that collision was checked by medics and released.

Credit: WTHR/Josh Blankenship