INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A driver rammed a police car while trying to get away during an early morning high-speed chase on the northwest side.
According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, an officer tried to pull a car over for a traffic violation near 86th and Michigan. The driver sped off to evade police.
During the pursuit, police said the driver rammed a police car near 56th Street and Georgetown Road.
A high-speed chase ensued, with speeds exceeding 90 mph, police said. The suspect ended up in an apartment complex near Sherburne Lane and Middlefield Drive, where the vehicle crashed into a playground. The suspect got out and was quickly apprehended.
Preliminary charges in the case include aggravated assault, fleeing in a vehicle, fleeing on foot and resisting law enforcement. Additional charges are possible, police said.
An officer was taken to IU Health Methodist Hospital to be checked for a possible neck injury.