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Three Hurt After Police Chase In Brooklyn Ends In Crash

Cops: Suspects Fleeing Police Slam Into Van
Police on the scene of a crash in Brooklyn on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. (credit: CBS2)

Police on the scene of a crash in Brooklyn on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. (credit: CBS2)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Three people were injured after suspects fleeing from police crashed into a van in Brooklyn.

It happened around 10:30 p.m. Sunday in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Police said they saw two men trying to break into a car. When officers approached, police said the men fled in a vehicle and then crashed into a van at Mytrle and Throop avenues, tipping it over.

The van’s 55-year-old driver was taken to the hospital in critical but stable condition. The two suspects were also hospitalized.

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