A person was taken away by police after a chase with a stolen automobile got here to a dramatic finish in south Edmonton late Sunday, witnesses advised International Information.
The crash occurred on the main intersection of Calgary Path and Whitemud Drive, Edmonton police stated.
Alex Lundell and Mohamed Elhenawi have been in a truck that was hit throughout the incident and stated they first noticed the automobile, which police stated was stolen, driving down Calgary Trail, south of Whyte Avenue.
“He sort of, like, zooming by us going, I’m guessing, like 140, 160ish (kilometres an hour),” Elhenawi estimated.
The younger males stated after they reached 51 Avenue, they noticed some police autos following the automobile. The boys continued driving south and reached a pink gentle at Whitemud Drive.
That’s the place they noticed the silver automobile had circled and was driving again north within the unsuitable route, headed proper towards them.
That’s when Lundell stated police intercepted it on the ramp to the Whitemud.
“He was about to only ram into us. However fortunately a cop got here and simply slammed into him and simply sped out into us.”
The automobile, an Infiniti G35, ended up boxed in by a number of unmarked police vehicles on the street main all the way down to Whitemud Drive westbound.
“There was like 4 or 5 cops, they have been all simply cornering him,” Lundell stated. “He was making an attempt to drive away. They have been all hitting him — left, proper.”
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Lundell stated their truck didn’t maintain a lot harm and nobody inside it was damage.
“It was undoubtedly a loopy expertise, however I’m grateful that no person received injured.”
Elhenawi and Lundell each stated the motive force of the stolen automobile was taken away, not carrying a shirt or footwear however strolling on his personal.
Elhenawi stated the officers they spoke with claimed the chase had been ongoing for an hour earlier than it got here to an finish in south Edmonton.
“They stated all of the cop automobiles have been filled with fuel this morning and now they’re all empty,” Elhenawi stated.
Edmonton police haven’t launched any particulars on the crash aside from to substantiate the stolen Infiniti G35 was concerned.
The crash occurred on the similar intersection the place two folks have been killed and one other critically injured final month.
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