UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- A driver has been arrested after jumping the curb and crashing on the Upper East Side on Friday night.
Police say they were in the process of initiating a stop with a suspect in a car around 96th Street and Lexington Ave. As police approached him, the suspect fled.
For a short time, the suspect was in the counter-flow of traffic, and crashed, landing on top of the sidewalk in front of 128 East 85th Street, where he struck a canopy. There is no word on if there is any damage to the building.
Police say the suspect then jumped out of the car, and was apprehended a short time later by police. The suspect is in custody, and charges are still pending.
No injuries were reported during the pursuit.
Man arrested after crashing on Upper East Side sidewalk during police pursuit