Man allegedly crashes car while fleeing police in Town & Country, injures one
Posted on Friday, August 21st, 2020
TOWN & COUNTRY, MO – Gunshots fired outside of the Missouri Baptist Hospital on Wednesday morning led to a police pursuit and a hit-and-run car crash in Town & Country, according to KMOV.
The incident began at about 9 a.m. in the parking lot of the hospital when a man approached a woman multiple times despite her having a restraining order placed against him. The woman fired a weapon in self-defense, then fled into the hospital.
Nobody was harmed in the gunfire.
Officers responding to the scene saw the suspect’s vehicle driving away at a high rate of speed from the hospital and refusing to stop for police. A pursuit then began.
The suspect ultimately crashed on Conway Road after colliding with another vehicle, then fled the scene on foot. The driver of the second vehicle was taken to the hospital for the treatment of minor injuries.
Nobody else was reported injured in the incident.
The suspect was reportedly apprehended in the Frontenac Estates area with multiple departments responding to the scene.
The identities of the suspect and victims have not been made public at this time.
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