Innocent driver hit by suspects fleeing from police in Speedway

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SPEEDWAY, Ind. – Two suspects fleeing from police crashed into an innocent driver in Speedway on Thursday morning, knocking out part of the fence around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway,

Police reported that the incident started at 16th and Riverside just about 4:00 a.m. when the driver of a KIA was pulled over for running a red light.

While police were running the information from the driver, the suspect then sped off  traveling westbound on 16th street.

The suspected driver came upon another car, also traveling  westbound on 16th Street, when it struck that vehicle just east of the IMS MainGate .

The impact of that action sent the one vehicle into the barrier fence outside of IMS, while the suspected driver ended up in the eastbound lanes and crashed into utility pole on that side of the street.

Police say the suspected driver and passenger fled from the vehicle  but were both quickly apprehended.

Police report that both occupants from the Kia vehicle had warrants for their arrest as well as  drugs on them.

No one was injured from the incident.

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