I-95 Police Chase In Broward Ends In Crash Near Pembroke Road – CBS Miami
FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A high-speed police chase on I-95 in Broward ended in a crash that rushed five teenagers to the hospital.
Fort Lauderdale police said just before 7 a.m. they had received a call about several people trying to steal a car from the garage of an apartment building on the 2200 block on NE 28th Avenue.
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A description of their vehicle was published on the police radio and was discovered by officers shortly afterwards. Police said a check of the vehicle label revealed that it had been stolen in Miami-Dade.
The officers tracked the vehicle and asked the Aviation Department of the Broward Sheriff’s Office for assistance. When the BSO helicopter found the vehicle, Fort Lauderdale police withdrew.
Police said the driver of the stolen vehicle drove irregularly and hit a person on a bicycle on NW 27th Avenue and NW 6th Street. The injured cyclist was also taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
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The police and BSO helicopter continued to follow the vehicle and when it pulled into the south lanes of I = 95, Florida Highway Patrol was notified.
Chopper4 was above the scene when the driver lost control after the SUV cut off two vehicles while attempting to change lanes on I-95 near the Pembroke Road exit. The vehicle spun, hit a guardrail, then turned.
Officers with guns drawn surrounded the SUV. Florida Highway Patrol soldiers and Fort Lauderdale police stormed in and took five inmates into custody.
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All five were rushed to Joe DiMaggio Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.