EPD said a detective spotted a man wanted in more than one felony case. Police said officers tried to pursue that suspect, but he had already crashed his car and ran off when police caught up to the crash.
“It didn’t last very long and what I believe is like right under a minute with the whole time it took place from the time they tried that that they initiated their lights when they came around that curve around Riverside. They actually knows that the suspect wrecked into a pole.” said Sergeant Anna Gray.
The vehicle was towed and impounded. The police are not publicly identifing the person involved in this incident yet.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Two cars have crashed on Riverside Drive west of US Highway 41. This wreck happened after police reported they were pursuing a possible shooting suspect.
Evansville police believe the suspect fled the scene on foot after the wreck. Police are still looking for the suspect at this time with the K-9 unit.
One of the vehicles is completely rolled over on its top and wires are down in that area. Police have blocked off several streets near the scene and are asking people to stay away from the area.
This is a developing story.