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This is what sources are reporting so far. The police chase was first reported in Machesney Park near N Second. Reports of the vehicle was traveling over 100 MPH. During this time a Department of Homeland Security vehicle was rammed. Unknown on injuries. The suspect vehicle proceeded to keep fleeing from police. They had a government helicopter in the air and was following the suspect vehicle. A short time later, reports were saying the vehicle crashed near Forest Hills and Landstrom. Also reports of a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle at the same location. Unknown on the severity of the injuries. Sources said they were able to catch a suspect at the scene. It is not yet known what the suspect was originally wanted for. (Possibly drug related according to sources) Please avoid this area, numerous officers are working the scene and are diverting traffic. We will post updates as they become available
The vehicle crashed near Forest Hills and Landstrom. Police have the alleged suspects in custody. Unknown on injuries. Sounds like they might have hit a pedestrian near this location as well. Still developing, avoid the area
Video by Collin
Sources reporting a scene in Machesney Park
Several sources reporting numerous police going extremely fast down N Second st towards a scene near N Second and Harlem area.
At this time, it is not yet known what happened due to the police encryption.
All we can tell you is numerous police officers working a scene near this location, and to avoid the area.
We will try bringing you updates, if they become available
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UPDATE: This is a police chase, a police helicopter is following the suspects. The suspect rammed a Department of Homeland Security vehicle during the chase. Still developing.
Video by Ryan