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Police chase ends with crash, vehicle fire on east side

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Nov. 11, 2014)– A suspect’s vehicle crashed and caught fire Tuesday night following a police chase.

Police tell FOX59 that around 10 p.m., an officer briefly pursued a suspect before the suspect crashed near East 40th Street and Priscilla Avenue. The suspect’s car then caught on fire.

The suspect was awake and able to talk to authorities. It is unclear why the suspect tried to escape police.