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YONKERS – A pair of males needed by the City of Newburgh Police led Westchester cops on a automotive chase earlier than crashing on the Sprain Brook Parkway, authorities stated.
A Westchester County police officer noticed a car touring southbound on the freeway shortly after eleven a.m. Monday that was needed by the Newburgh police in reference to an incident that occurred there on Sunday, stated Kieran O’Leary, spokesman for the Westchester police, in an e mail.
The officer pursued the lads within the car, however didn’t activate his lights and sirens as he awaited backup from further officers, O’Leary stated.
When the driving force within the car ultimately elevated its velocity, the officer activated his lights and sirens, O’Leary stated.
The driving force refused to tug over and tried to take the Tuckahoe Street exit, however went off the street and crashed, O’Leary stated.
The driving force and passenger fled from the car, O’Leary stated.
Westchester and Yonkers police, together with a Yonkers canine unit, situated the lads, O’Leary stated.
The driving force was taken to Westchester Medical Middle to be handled for minor accidents, O’Leary stated. In Westchester, he’s dealing with expenses associated to refusing to cease and fleeing from cops, O’Leary stated. He’ll then be turned over to Newburgh police.
There are not any costs pending towards the passenger, O’Leary stated, and he has been detained for the Newburgh police.
O’Leary didn’t launch the names of the driving force and passenger.
Newburgh police didn’t instantly reply to calls looking for remark concerning the males.
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