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Suspected Union Car Thieves Crash Into Vehicle Trapping Driver; One of Three Suspects Apprehended

Union Township (Union)

One of three suspects accused of ensuing a police pursuit Wednesday morning is in custody, according to police.

A Union police officer in an unmarked car was in the area of Walker Avenue around 8 a.m. Wednesday morning when the officer observed a vehicle being operated in a reckless manner.

When the officer attempted to stop the vehicle the driver continued at a high rate of speed.

Following a police pursuit, the suspect's vehicle crashed into another car on Walker Avenue.

The driver and two occupants bailed out and fled on foot. Police say one of the three suspects, -an unidentified adult male- was apprehended nearby.

The two other suspects allegedly stole a vehicle on Ostwood Terrace but despite officers attempts to pursue the vehicle, the suspects got away.

The female driver of the vehicle that was hit was extricated from her car and transported to an area hospital suffering non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation active and ongoing.