Car slams into parked vehicles in Delaware

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Friday, July 17, 2015
Stolen vehicle slams into parked cars in Delaware

NEW CASTLE, Del. (WPVI) -- Police say a car slammed into several parked vehicles before crashing into a fence in New Castle, Delaware.

The incident started just before 8:30 a.m. on Route 13 and ended on Frenchtown Road (Route 273) and Basin Road.

According to police, the car sideswiped several vehicles then traveled onto Frenchtown Road with one of the victims following him.

The car then struck a minivan which overturned and struck a telephone pole.

A fire then erupted in the minivan, but was quickly extinguished. The driver suffered minor injuries.

Police say the vehicle continued, lost control and drove through a fence.

The driver then fled on foot with several witnesses chasing him, police say.

He was last seen in neighborhood on Basin Road, but was not caught.

Police at the scene said the vehicle was stolen. However, state police say that detail has not been confirmed.