Several injured when police pursuit ends in crash in Newburgh: police

Posted: 2:50 PM, Aug 01, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-01 14:51:16-04

NEWBURGH, N.Y. — Several people were injured when a police pursuit ended in a crash in upstate New York Thursday.

Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a Chevy Tahoe along Interstate-87 near the Newburgh exit shortly before 11 a.m., state police said.

According to authorities, the vehicle was involved in a felony investigation.

The vehicle failed to comply and continued driving until it struck another Chevy Tahoe head-on and two other passenger vehicles on State Route 17K in Newburgh, according to police.

Four people in the pursued vehicle were injured and taken to area hospitals. Three sustained non-life-threatening injuries. A fourth was airlifted with serious injuries, police said.