POMPANO BEACH (CBSMiami) – A Fort Lauderdale police officer was rushed to the hospital Wednesday following a pursuit that ended in a crash.
According to Fort Lauderdale police, the officers spotted a 2012 black Jaguar involved in a carjacking robbery in the area of West Broward Blvd. and NW 27th Avenue.
The Jaguar drove onto I-95 heading northbound with officers following behind.
The vehicle exited the highway at Atlantic Boulevard.
While pursuing the Jaguar, a Fort Lauderdale police officer was involved in a crash in the 3000 block of NW 6th Street.
The officer, who has not been identified, was transported by ambulance to Broward Health North with non-life threatening injuries.
The two suspects in the Jaguar were also involved in a crash with another vehicle and taken into custody.
John Mohrer says three of his family’s cars were hit in front of his home.
He says he does know the man who was driving the Jaguar.
“He jumped my daddy two months ago. I’m glad the police got him before I did.”
No officers were involved in that crash.