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Chase of stolen car ends in crash that injures 5

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A police chase ended in a crash that left five people injured.

According to Garfield Heights Police, the chase began in Garfield Heights just after midnight Wednesday when officers did a registration check on a red Chevy parked in the area of Rexwood Ave. and E. 131st St. The check showed that the vehicle was stolen.

Officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop, but the vehicle took off. Officers chased it into Cleveland where the stolen car collided with another vehicle at the intersection of E. 131st St. and Edgewood Ave.

Cleveland EMS confirmed that five people were injured in the crash. It’s unclear how many of the victims were in each vehicle.

The severity of those injuries was not known.