Driver crashes, then takes off on foot while trying to run from Taylor police in a stolen car

Posted at 10:25 PM, Sep 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-30 09:14:34-04

Police have part of Inkster Road in Taylor shut down as they search for a man who ran off after crashing during a police chase.

Officers say they spotted the pick-up truck traveling southbound on Inkster Road. They attempted to stop it and that's when the driver took off. 

Witnesses tell 7 Action News the pick-up was going between 80 and 100 mph befor ethe crash.

He hit two separate cars while running from police, before spinning out. It was at that point that he jumped out of the car and ran west.

The drivers of those cars did suffer minor injuries. One of them, a woman, was trapped and needed to be cut out before being taken to the hospital.

A tracking dog was called in to help find the suspect, but they could not locate him. The search was called off for the night at around 11:00 p.m.

Police say they have no description of the man. However, it is hoped evidence in the stolen car will lead to his arrest.