Police chase in Willowick ends in accident, involving 1 police car

WILLOWICK, Ohio - A police chase in Willowick Monday ended in an accident involving at least one police car.

The Willowick police car was chasing a drug offense suspect west on Lakeshore from the Shoregate Shopping Center when the suspect's minivan went left of center near East 225th Street and crashed into a sedan. The police SUV ended up in nearby shrubs. The officer was not injured.

There were three people in the suspect's vehicle; however, only one was involved with the drug chase. That suspect was arrested after a foot chase with police but was taken to the hospital to be treated for eating drugs.

The woman driving the sedan was transported to a local hospital. There is no word yet on what kind of injuries she sustained. 

Willowick police say the chase started at around 3:40 p.m.


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