Detroit police say 2 killed, 3 critically injured in car that crashed after running from police

Posted: 4:32 PM, Oct 08, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-08 23:27:41-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit police say two people were killed and three critically injured in a vehicle that crashed following a chase.

Video from Chopper 7 shows a car crashed into a house near the intersection of Kercheval and Chalmers.

Police say the car was believed to be involved in a series of smash and grab robberies. Officers attempted to stop it when they spotted it.

After police activated their lights, the suspect vehicle sped off and withing a block stuck another vehicle and then slammed into a house. The car then caught fire.

Police say the driver of the other car also suffered a shoulder injury. However, his exact condition isn't known.

A GoFundMe page has been created on behalf of the family whose home was damaged in the crash. You can make a donation here .