ByEyewitness News

Thursday, September 14, 2023 9:54AM

Police seek suspect in Bronx wrong-way crash that injured 2

BRONX, New York (WABC) — Police are searching for the suspect involved in a violent, wrong-way crash in the Bronx that left two people injured.

Officials say the chaos began when Yonkers Police responded a report of a burglary at Cross Country Shopping Center Wednesday evening.

When officers spotted the suspect, he led them on a short chase in his Jeep Cherokee.

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Police say they called off the pursuit when the driver got onto I-87 going in the wrong direction towards the Bronx. Yonkers Police notified the NYPD who canvassed the southbound side of the Major Deegan Expressway.

Authorities say the driver hit a Honda head on at around 8:30 p.m. The 30-year-old driver and 32-year-old passenger in the Honda are expected to survive.

The two were taken to a local hospital. The suspect fled from the crash and remains on the run, officials said.

No arrests have been made so far.

The investigation is ongoing.


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