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2 Garrard Co. Police Cruisers Damaged Stopping Fleeing Vehicle

Posted at 12:00 PM, Feb 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-17 12:00:29-05

GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Two Garrard County police cruisers were damaged Saturday evening when police forced a person fleeing in a vehicle to stop.

Authorities say the incident happened Saturday night after an officer tried to make a traffic stop and the vehicle sped away.

The department says two officers took protective action to bring the chase to a stop.

The suspect was arrested at the scene.

One police car was heavily damaged, as was he suspect’s vehicle. The other police cruiser had minor damage.

Officials said the suspect and officers suffered minor injuries in the incident.