PHOENIX, AZ – One man was hospitalized, and another arrested Tuesday night after a police chase ended with a car driving into the Salt River in Phoenix, reports Fox 10 Phoenix.
The incident happened sometime before 9 p.m. near I-10 and East University Drive.
The investigation thus far indicates that two men in a stolen vehicle fled from Tempe Police in the area of 40th Street and University Drive. Police discontinued the chase, but the vehicle continued speeding and ultimately left I-10 to drive down an embankment and into the Salt River.
Emergency crews rescued the driver, a man in his 20s, and transported him to the hospital with rib pain.
Police arrested a passenger in the car. That individual also sustained minor injuries.
A full investigation is underway.
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