Police Chase Crash Leaves 1 Officer Injured

BRADDOCK (KDKA) – A police officer from Turtle Creek was injured Sunday morning after a car crashed into a his cruiser during a chase from East Pittsburgh to Braddock.

Authorities say a fight broke out in the 500-block of Ridge Avenue in East Pittsburgh when someone from the fight took off in a stolen car.

Police chased the driver through several neighborhoods before the car crashed into the police car in Braddock.

The officer was taken to the hospital for his injuries.

The suspect, 20-year-old Richard McClinton, was eventually caught and now faces multiple charges including aggravated assault.

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