Published: Monday, February 06, 2017 @ 11:35 PM
Updated: Tuesday, February 07, 2017 @ 1:45 AM
By: Breaking News Staff
UPDATE @ 1:45 a.m.
A woman was injured and briefly trapped after she crashed a car during a high-speed pursuit on North Main Street in Dayton.
Suspect vehicle was stolen in a strong-armed robbery in Harrison Twp. Robbery victim reportedly suffered injuries in the incident Suspect vehicle slammed into pole in Dayton following high-speed pursuit Female driver pinned, injured; 3 others in the car fled the area
According to dispatch records, a woman reported a strong-armed robbery where juveniles forced her out and stole her car in the 5600 block of North Main Street in Harrison Twp. around 10:40 p.m. Monday.
The victim of the robbery reportedly suffered injuries, but the severity of the injuries was not known by investigators.
Shortly after 11 p.m., Five Rivers MetroParks rangers spotted the car taken during the robbery, and attempted to initiate a traffic stop.
Chief of Rangers Mark Hess said the car failed to stop for the traffic stop, leading to rangers initiating a pursuit. Speeds in the pursuit reached 60 to 70 mph before the woman driver of the car lost control, and slammed into an RTA pole on North Main Street and East Parkwood Drive in Dayton.
The driver of the car was briefly trapped in the car after the crash, before she was freed, and transported to Miami Valley Hospital. Her injuries are believed to be non-life threatening.
Three other people were in the vehicle during the pursuit, but were not in the car when the crash occurred. Hess said the others, who have not been identified, were likely dropped off in a residential area during the pursuit.
“The fortunate thing it was later in the evening,” Hess said. “It was