Driver Pursued by Police Causes Accident in West Hartford: Police

The driver of a stolen vehicle being pursued by police caused a rollover accident in West Hartford Wednesday, according to West Hartford police.

West Hartford police said around noon they were informed by Hartford police of a stolen 2013 Acura that was fleeing officers in Hartford.

The driver hit a police cruiser in Hartford and police were actively pursuing the car through Park Road, North Quaker Lane, Asylum Avenue and Fern Street in West Hartford and also ran a red light and crashed into a Toyota Corolla, causing the 79-year-old driver to lose control, police said.

The driver was treated for minor injuries and was transported to St. Francis Hospital.

Police said the pursuit ended on Simsbury Road in Bloomfield.

Police have not identified the suspect who was taken into custody.

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