Police Chase Started in Hazel Park Ends in Fatal Crash

Police Chase Started in Hazel Park Ends in Fatal Crash

(Hazel Park Police Dept, Aug. 7, 2014)

Suspect information: Deceased remains unidentified, One 17 year old Detroit Resident in Custody, One was not located, described as B/M 20 wearing all black

Suspect vehicles: 2000 Jeep Cherokee Red in color (crash vehicle) / Unknown year Chevy Impala Silver

DETAILS: Approx. 1:45am Officer observed above vehicles in the neighborhood North of 9 Mile & East of John R driving in tandem slowly up & down side streets.

Ofc. Attempted an investigatory stop at 9 Mile & John R at which time the Impala fled N/B John R at High rate of speed, the Jeep fled W/B 9 Mile to S. Chrysler reaching speeds of 70mph. The Jeep proceeded to S/B I-75 where it reached speeds of up to 100 and attempted to exit at 7 Mile where the driver lost control and rolled the vehicle. 1 passenger was ejected and transported to an area hospital and pronounced dead. 2 others fled on foot from the scene where 1 was apprehended in an abandoned house near Cardoni & Emery, 1 subject evaded capture.

The Jeep is a confirmed stolen vehicle out of Madison Heights. The Impala was not located. Investigation continues as is the process of identifying the decedent. Further information as it becomes available.

NOTE: Michigan State Police were called to help with the investigation.

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