NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – One person was in custody and police were searching for a second after a chase ended with a crash Saturday in Brooklyn.
Police said they tried to pull over a vehicle around 4 p.m. at Clinton and Lafayette avenues in Clinton Hill, but the driver sped off. The vehicle ran a red light before hitting an MTA bus and two occupied vehicles.
“It was like a bomb or something, it was a really big sound. When I heard the sound, I said it’s a big thing,” one witness told CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff.
The bus driver and five passengers were taken to Brooklyn Hospital to be treated for minor injuries. The female driver of one of the occupied vehicles and two young children were also transported with minor injuries.
There were no injuries reported in the second occupied vehicle.
“I never saw that before in Brooklyn. I’m really scared about that,” another witness said.
“After they run down the block, so police they run behind them, and say ‘stop, don’t move,’” he added.
Police said one person is in custody while anther is at large.