Crime

KC police car struck during pursuit

Two people are in custody, one with severe injuries, after a police pursuit in Kansas City on Friday night in which a vehicle rammed a patrol car.

Police attempted to stop a vehicle at Ninth and Spruce streets shortly after 9 p.m. The car being pursued crashed, then backed up into the patrol car. The pursuit recommenced and ended when the vehicle being chased ran into a pole at 24th Street and Montgall Avenue about 9:20 p.m.

One of the occupants in the vehicle was seriously injured and the other had non-life-threatening injuries.

| Matt Campbell, mcampbell@kcstar.com

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