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Crash involving stolen vehicle - Update


An officer was flagged down about a carload of men in a Hyundai pointing a gun at someone.

The car was later spotted going at a high rate of speed on 18th Avenue South. There was no police pursuit.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Police now have all four men who were in the stolen Hyundai in custody, charges are pending:

Carl McKinley - DOB 8-15-98
Lazarius Faulk- DOB 4-3-99
Clifford Washington- DOB 4-4-99
Jaquez Rouse - DOB 7-17-2000

Charges are pending the outcome of the investigation.

The victims :
Driver- Mae Speights DOB 2-7-57-
Serious injuries
Passenger- Yolanda Speights DOB 6-3-72 (daughter)- critical injuries

Report 2018-051035

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Crash Update:

We have conflicting information on who was driving the Hyundai. We have 3 in custody. They are still at the hospital, so I don’t have their information yet.

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Crash involving stolen vehicle

At 2:40 police responded to a crash at 18th Ave S. And 25th Street S.
A stolen Hyundai Sonata struck a blue PT cruiser at the intersection.

A passenger in the PT cruiser, a woman, was critically injured and taken to the hospital. Her driver, also a woman, was also taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.

The driver in the stolen Hyundai Sonata, a 20-year-old man, was arrested and two other passengers who tried to run, were also arrested. They had minor injuries. A fourth person fled from the scene.

18th Ave., South is closed between 23rd and 28th St., south.

I will release more details as they become available.

Report 2018-051035