Detroit police: Two men die after minivan crashes during chase

This is one of the parked vehicles struck by the minivan. (WDIV)

DETROIT - Detroit police said officers were involved in a deadly pursuit early Monday morning on the city's west side. 

Officers from the 10th Precinct first observed a Dodge Caravan about 12:50 a.m. driving without a license plate. The van had struck a pole near Joy Road and Livernois. Officers went to investigate. 

NEW: Surveillance video shows deadly crash

That's when the minivan fled, police said, forcing officers to pursue. The minivan eventually crashed at Coleman Street and Tireman Avenue near the Dearborn-Detroit border. Police said the van hit another vehicle, a 2015 Ford Focus, and several other parked vehicles. 

A passenger in the Caravan was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. Police said he was a man in his mid 20s. The driver was taken to a hospital with multiple injuries. He was in critical condition but has since died from his injuries.

The 21-year-old driver of the other vehicle also was taken to a hospital. His condition is not known at this time. A 20-year-old woman who was a passenger in the car was not injured. 

This surveillance video shows the crash: 

Sign up for ClickOnDetroit breaking news alerts and email newsletters

Search for a specific story:

Copyright 2016 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.