Vehicle crashes after police pursuit

February 18, 2008 2:02:35 PM PST
Police are investigating several accidents caused by a suspect fleeing from police. Delaware State Police were pursuing a Cadillac Fleetwood, which fled into Wilmington in an attempt to elude police.

After police broke off the pursuit, the vehicle continued on, striking several other vehicles, officials said.

The accidents happened shortly after 4:00.

In one accident at 10th and Walnut Streets, an elderly man and woman were injured. Another accident reportedly occurred at 10th and Lombard. No injuries involved there.

The driver of the fleeing vehicle abandoned the car at 23rd and Pine Streets in Wilmington. He remains at large.

Police have not said at this point why they were pursuing the vehicle or where the pursuit began.


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