MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Martin County Sheriffs’ deputy had to be airlifted to a hospital Friday afternoon, following a head-on collision with a suspect who fled Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies.READ MORE: Man Sought In NW Miami-Dade Machete Attack
The suspect was identified by police as 35-year-old Juan Carlos Carmenate Jr.
PBSO said the pursuit started in Lake Worth and ended in Martin County when the Carmenate’s vehicle collided with the MCSO deputy.READ MORE: Pembroke Pines Police Officers Take Oath To 'Serve And Protect' To Next Level With Moving Gesture
Police said the suspect was driving a stolen vehicle and had fired at MCSO deputies.
MCSD Detective Jason Flemming was treated and released from a hospital after being treated for non-life threatening injuries.MORE NEWS: 2 Diners Injured In Partial Deck Collapse At Fort Lauderdale Waterfront Eatery
Carmenate is facing serious charges.