Stolen truck smashes into car as driver flees police in shocking crash

Moment a stolen pick-up crashes into car as driver flees police in shocking high-speed smash

  • The stolen truck was taken minutes earlier from a driver in a hit-and-run
  • The thief tried to escape cops after being chased by a state trooper
  • A high-speed chase ended with the white truck smashing into a blue sedan
  • Both the thief and the innocent driver were injured in the collision
  • Despite his injuries, the 20-year-old thief tried to run away from police but was caught soon after 

By Chay Quinn For Mailonline

Published: 12:21, 12 October 2021 | Updated: 12:21, 12 October 2021

This is the shocking moment a stolen pick-up truck smashed into a car while being pursued by police in a high-speed chase.

The white Ram pickup was dashing down Country Club Road in Endwell, New York on October 11 when it crashed into a blue Chevrolet sedan.

The blue sedan was sent flying into a nearby telephone pole by the crash as it was trying to turn right on the road.

The stolen truck hurtled across the driveway of a nearby house before coming to a stop in the middle of the road.

The moment that the cars collided was caught on camera by Endwell residents

Stolen truck smashes into car as driver flees police in shocking crash

The collision did significant damage to the front of both vehicles and left both drivers needing medical attention

The 20-year-old driver of the truck then continued to try and get away from police on foot, abandoning the vehicle and the injured driver of the blue sedan.

Despite his efforts, state police caught the driver soon after the crash.

The woman driving the blue Chevrolet was also injured and received medical attention at the scene.

Stolen truck smashes into car as driver flees police in shocking crash

The collision did significant damage to the front of both vehicles and left both drivers needing medical attention

Stolen truck smashes into car as driver flees police in shocking crash

The crash damaged the bodywork of the truck as well as its driver-side window and front wheel

The chase and crash was captured on video by residents of the area.

One witness said: ‘A police chase ended in an accident in front of our house. 

The witness went on to say that the woman in the blue sedan was able to free herslef from the vehicle without help.

Stolen truck smashes into car as driver flees police in shocking crash

The crash happened as the blue sedan was trying to turn onto Country Club Road and the pickup was trying to get away from state police

Stolen truck smashes into car as driver flees police in shocking crash

Police were not far behind the crash and continued the chase on foot after the thief fled the scene

The truck had been stolen just minutes before the collision from a driver on Watson Boulevard. 

The original owner of the truck suffered a serious leg injury in the carjacking which was described as a ‘hit-and-run incident’.

After the truck was stolen, a state trooper tried to flag down the thief but he did not stop.

The trooper then drove after the thief, following the truck until it crashed into the sedan.

Local and state police have not confirmed the identity of either the driver of the stolen truck of the blue sedan.