Suspect rams into 2 police cars in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Police have arrested a 48-year-old suspect they say intentionally rammed into two police vehicles with officers in them in St. Louis’ Baden neighborhood.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the incident happened around 8:37 p.m. Friday. Authorities say police were patrolling the area when an officer’s vehicle was deliberately struck from behind multiple times.
Police say the suspect then tried to pull alongside the police vehicle and hit the curb of a median and went airborne after striking an ornamental planter. Officers say the suspect’s vehicle rolled and hit a fire hydrant before coming to a stop.
Authorities say there were three other occupants inside the suspect’s vehicle, including a 4-year-old girl. They were transported to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The suspect and two officers were also taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatc