Seven People Are Injured In A High-Speed Police Chase in Newburgh


(Newburgh, NY)--A police chase in Newburgh ends in a head-on crash yesterday into several cars, injuring at least seven people.

Police say the SUV was flagged by troopers around 11 a.m. Thursday as the car of a suspect wanted for questioning in a felony investigation. State Police believed the oocupants were associated with the Felony Lane Gang. "This is a group who reportedly are responsible for numerous smash and grab larcenies and fraudulent ATM withdrawals associated with identity theft throughout the east coast.". 

Police say the SUV led troopers on a high-speed chase on the New York Thruway before eventually crashing into three vehicles in front of a car wash on Route 17 K. Police say one of the people in the SUV suffered serious internal injuries and was air-lifted to the hospital.

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