Driver flees after wrecking stolen vehicle into CMPD patrol car

- A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer was involved in a crash Tuesday morning while pursuing a reported stolen vehicle in north Charlotte. 

The crash happened before 7:00 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12 on Lucena Street and Woodward Avenue. 

CMPD said at 6:42 a.m. officers located a reported stolen vehicle on Sylvania Avenue. They attempted to stop the vehicle but the driver refused to pullover. 

Officers followed the stolen vehicle when it collided with a marked patrol car near Woodward and Lucena. The driver jumped and ran from the car on Princehall Avenue. 

This remains an ongoing, active investigation. 


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