Suspect crashes on east side during pursuit

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A traffic stop ended with a police chase and crash on the east side of Indianapolis Friday morning.

Cumberland police tried to pull over a vehicle heading west on Washington Street with no headlights or taillights.

According to police, the driver fled, leading officers on a chase before crashing into a tree at Brookville Road and Shortridge Road around 4:15 a.m.

The suspect was taken to Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Hospital with minor injuries.

Police said he was wanted for car theft and resisting arrest.