Officer injured in police chase

May 24, 2011

An Indianapolis police officer was hospitalized Tuesday morning after crashing into a fellow officer’s cruiser while chasing a fleeing suspect. The crash occurred near 38th and Illinois streets. The injured officer was taken to Methodist Occupational Health after complaining of shoulder pain. The suspect ditched his vehicle and ran. Officers set up a perimeter in the neighborhood near Butler University and eventually apprehended the suspect.