Warren police officer sustains minor injury in chase, crash on Detroit’s east side

Suspect in chase taken into custody

DETROIT – A Warren police officer suffered a minor head injury after being involved in a crash Saturday evening.

Police say the cruiser had its lights and sirens on when it was t-boned by an oncoming vehicle at the intersection of East Outer Drive and Sherwood Street in Detroit.

The officer was taken to the hospital and is expected to be alright.

This was one of several police cruisers pursuing a stolen vehicle at the time of the officer’s crash.

The stolen BMW was involved in a separate crash down the road, colliding with the roadside barrier.

The suspect fled on foot before being taken into custody by police.

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Jacqueline Francis is an award-winning journalist who joined the WDIV team in September 2022. Prior to Local 4, she reported for the NBC affiliate in West Michigan. When she’s not on the job, Jacqueline enjoys taking advantage of all the wonders Michigan has to offer, from ski trips up north to beach days with her dog, Ace.