VANCOUVER, WA (KPTV) - Police arrested a man after he led a chase into Vancouver on Thursday afternoon while driving a pickup that was stolen from a firefighter, according to law enforcement.
Portland police said the pickup was stolen from a firefighter in Washington. The chase started after a Portland police officer located the truck near Northeast 58th and Northeast Hassalo in Portland and the suspect fled. The chase ended after the suspect crashed into a utility pole near East Mill Plain Boulevard and North Devine Road in Vancouver, according to officers. Portland police terminated the pursuit after the suspect crossed into Washington.
Portland police said the suspect was arrested by Vancouver police and was treated at a nearby hospital before being booked into the Clark County Jail.
The suspect has not been identified and no other vehicles were involved.
Crash scene at E Mill Plain and Devine in Vancouver in the clean up stage. According to police, suspect driving the pickup led PPB on a chase starting at NE 58 and NE Hassalo in Portland. PPB stopped pursuit before crash. Suspect now in custody. @fox12oregon pic.twitter.com/AS95W5sxLC— Camila Orti (@CamilaOrtiTV) October 8, 2020
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