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Car Chase Ends With Crash in Fairfield

After exiting the highway, the car cut through the Cumberland Farms parking lot, jumped a curb, went over a sidewalk, and crashed into two new vehicles and a light pole in the parking lot for Miller Nissan, according to a Doing it Local.com report.

 

Bridgeport Police are reportedly searching for a male suspect who led them on a car chase early Saturday morning that ended with a crash in the parking lot of Miller Nissan on Kings Highway in Fairfield.

According to a report in Doing it Local.com, police attempted to stop a car at Pearl Harbor Street and Manila Place just after 12:30 am Saturday, however the car refused to stop.

After chasing the car through side roads including Success Avenue and Granfield Avenue, the suspect reportedly got on I-95 southbound. State Police then joined the pursuit until the car got off Exit 24 in Fairfield.

After exiting the highway, the car cut through the Cumberland Farms parking lot, jumped a curb, went over a sidewalk, and crashed into two new vehicles and a light pole in the parking lot for Miller Nissan, according to the report. A foot pursuit then took place, with the suspect running in between the cars in the dealership's parking lot.

Bridgeport and Fairfield police reportedly set up perimeters and deployed K-9 units, but were unable to apprehend the suspect. However police reportedly know who the suspect is, according to the Doing it Local.com report.

For more, check out Doing it Local.com.

brian kelly January 07, 2013 at 04:59 AM
why was he in such a rush? cumberland farms is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week!

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