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.