Indiana State Police ends high-speed pursuit seconds before driver crashes

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A high-speed chase involving an Indiana State Police trooper on Indy’s northwest side ended in a crash early Monday morning.

The pursuit started with a traffic stop on I-65 NB at mile marker 114.2 around 12:45 a.m. after the suspect allegedly drove through a closed crash scene.

The vehicle fled the area, nearly hitting a state trooper. A pursuit began, but when the speed reached 100 miles per hour, the post commander says he called off the pursuit.

But the driver continued. About 30 seconds later, the car crashed into a concrete wall right behind Crown Hill Cemetery near 38th street. The driver was ejected

The back end of the car was completely destroyed, and debris was scattered across MLK Street.

The driver, identified as 19-year-old Daquan Noel, was taken by ambulance to Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition.

IMPD also assisted in the pursuit. No officers were injured.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.