Police pursuit ends in crash on UWS

SUV crashes into taxi cab following police pursuit
April 29, 2008 6:07:00 AM PDT
An SUV being followed by police for running red lights crashed into a taxi cab on the Upper West Side this morning. Police say the driver of the Jeep refused to pull over after running a red light at Amsterdam Avenue and 141st Street just before 3 a.m.

Eyewitness News is told police followed the driver of the vehicle to Amsterdam Avenue and West 96th Street, where the SUV crashed into a taxi cab.

Two people in the SUV and the driver of the taxi cab were hospitalized with non life-threatening injuries, officials say.

The driver of the SUV will be charged with motor vehicle violations.


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