A high-speed pursuit that occurred at about 3:30 p.m. today, June 4, ending in a crash at 400th Street Southeast and 192th Avenue Southeast north of Enumclaw. The man driving was injured and airlifted to the hospital. The two other men in the car were not injured and were arrested. No officers were injured.
The car was stolen in Tacoma.
The drive of the car fled when deputy tried to pull him over. According to the King County Sheriff’s PIO Twitter account the deputy could see three adult males in the car.
The sheriff’s office PIO wrote on the Twitter site, “The pursuit began at SE 392 and 165 Ave SE after a deputy saw a suspicious car. The cars plate was checked and it did not match the car color…. The car was confirmed as a stolen car with switched plates. The car was stolen out of Tacoma. The car ran through a fence.”
“The pursuit lasted about nine minutes. Traffic was light and the driver of the car tried to loose the deputy by driving into ditches.
Early report is the suspect was fleeing with a stolen car.
More information will be reported when available.