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5 hurt, including child, after police chase ends in crash

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Five people were injured, including a young child, after a police chase ended in a crash on the northwest side, according to an Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department official.

An IMPD officer on his way in to work saw a traffic violation and attempted to stop the vehicle, according to IMPD Lt. Michael Jefferson.

The vehicle fled down 34th Street and flipped over after crashing into another vehicle near Georgetown Road, police said. It happened around 9 p.m.

Four people inside the fleeing vehicle, including a child, were transported to the hospital.

One person inside the vehicle that was struck was taken to the hospital in stable condition. None of the injuries are life threatening, according to Jefferson.

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Police later determined that the fleeing vehicle was reported stolen a month ago. Police say the driver and a passenger were both wanted on outstanding warrants. The driver has been identified as 25-year-old Jarius Moore and the front seat passenger has been identified as 32-year-old Reggie Johnson.  Police say Moore is expected to be arrested in the incident.

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