Ypsilanti Township home invasion leads to lengthy police chase ending with fiery crash, officials say

Third suspect remains on the loose

A home invasion in Ypsilanti Township leads to a lengthy police chase that ends in a fiery crash. Amazingly everyone survived the crash.

Ypsilanti TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A home invasion in Ypsilanti Township led to a lengthy police chase Tuesday that ended in a fiery crash.

Amazingly, everyone survived the crash.

UPDATE: 3 arrested, innocent woman badly hurt after fiery crash involving thieves in Washtenaw County

A woman driving on Ford Boulevard was hit nearly head-on with the suspect’s vehicle and immediately caught fire, police said. Witnesses told Local 4 that three people inside a stolen SUV got out on their own after the crash and tried to make a run for it. Two suspects were reportedly arrested.

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office says three suspects broke into a home in the 200 block of Wiltshire Drive in Superior Township and stole the homeowner’s SUV. Officials say that the woman driving the car that was hit suffered only minor injuries.

The two suspects in custody, ages 15 and 17, are in the hospital with non life-threatening injuries, police said. The third suspect reportedly remains on the loose.

A home invasion in Suprtior Township leads to a lengthy police chase that ends in a fiery crash. Amazingly everyone survived the crash. (Washtenaw County Police Department)

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