Suspect Pursuit Ends In Crash, Vehicle Fire In Mustang

Wednesday, December 11th 2019, 9:00 am
By: News 9

A suspect pursuit with authorities Wednesday morning ended in a crash and car fire at Southwest 119th Street and Cemetery Road in Mustang. 

The Oklahoma City Police Department along with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol were in pursuit of a suspect Wednesday that began in Oklahoma City. 

According to authorities, Oklahoma City police pursued the suspect from Western Avenue until the chase reached I-240.

OHP then took over. The suspect reportedly exited the highway on MacArthur and headed westbound on I-40. 

Authorities said the suspect was driving on a flat tire heading westbound on Highway 152 to Cemetery Road.  

The driver eventually crashed into another vehicle in the area. 

The Oklahoma City Fire Department confirmed there were multiple crashes and several small grass fires as a result of the pursuit. 

Fire officials said the suspect's vehicle caught on fire and caused a small grass fire. 

The fire was extinguished and the suspect was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries, officials said. The driver of the second vehicle was checked at the scene but was not taken to the hospital. 

Police said the pursuit initiated after officers received a call of suspicious activity in the area. 

Oklahoma City police, Yukon police and OHP were all involved in the chase.