Driver in stolen vehicle slams into State Trooper patrol car

Posted on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020 at 9:13 pm    

ISSAQUAH, WA – The driver of a stolen vehicle crashed head-on into a Washington State Trooper’s patrol car in an attempt to evade a police chase on Tuesday night, sending the Trooper to the hospital.

KOMO News reports that police officers in Snoqualmie noticed the suspect driving erratically and realized the car was a stolen one and attempted to pull the suspect over. The suspect did not comply and police began a chase.

The suspect drove the wrong way down NW Gilman Road, where he collided with the trooper. The trooper and a passenger in the stolen vehicle were taken to a local hospital for minor injuries.

Police apprehended the suspect and plan to press charges.

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