NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man allegedly took a New York Post delivery truck for a joy ride early Friday morning and crashed into two police cars.
The NYPD says the truck was stolen shortly after 3:15 a.m. from Lexington Avenue and East 42nd Street.
Officers caught up to the truck on Chambers Street, where the driver crashed into the first police vehicle. He then struck a second police vehicle on 14th Street.
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Two officers suffered minor injuries in the second crash.
Police said the 29-year-old suspect was taken into custody when he tried to run into a building on East 39th Street.
He was taken to Bellevue Hospital for a psychological evaluation.
Charges are pending.