2 kids hurt after Pennsylvania State Police chase ends in multi-vehicle crash in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Two young kids are hurt after a Pennsylvania State Police pursuit ended in a multi-vehicle crash in the Germantown section of Philadelphia on Tuesday evening.

Pennsylvania State Police say they attempted to initiate a traffic stop when a chase ensued on I-76. Police say one suspect threw a gun out of the vehicle during the chase, but Philadelphia officers were able to recover the weapon.

The suspect driving a silver Hyundai Entourage later crashed into a parked car along the 5200 block of Morris Street, which then struck two young kids.

Police say a 12-year-old boy suffered injuries to his lower leg and a 13-year-old girl possibly suffered a broken ankle during the accident. The conditions of both victims are unknown at this time.

Chopper 6 was over the wreck along Morris Street showing one vehicle in the air, sandwiched between two cars.
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State police chase ends in multi-vehicle crash in Philadelphia as reported during Action News at 11 on December 3, 2019.

"I heard a loud boom, it sounded like an explosion," said Julia Luck.

"I just saw a guy running. He ran back there into the yard, the cops were chasing him, and about three minutes later, they brought him back out," said Jasmine Johnson.

State police say Renaldo McPercy Robichaw, who was driving the vehicle was arrested. James Adams, the passenger of the car has a warrant out for his arrest in Philadelphia.

No other injuries were reported.

Investigators have not yet said what led to the traffic stop.
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