Video shows moment vehicle crashes, ending police chase in Clinton Township

Posted at 8:32 PM, Oct 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-17 14:38:28-04

Clinton Township police are investigating a police chase that ended in a crash Tuesday afternoon. 

The incident happened on 16 Mile Road (Metro Parkway) and Harper. Police say it began when police observed a suspicious vehicle. When they approached the car, it fled and a short chase ensued. That chase ended in a crash. 

Police say there was a 5-year-old in the car, however, there were only minor injuries from the crash. It is unclear who all sustained injuries from the crash.

The driver of the car is in custody.

No other details have been provided, and the reason the driver fled in the first place is still under investigation. 

Onlookers in the area saw the moment of impact when the car crashed. Facebook user Youssef Bazzi caught those last moments on camera: