Engine catches fire after police pursuit with TPD Saturday
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - TPD officers say they arrested a 19-year-old after he led officers on a pursuit, before eventually crashing, causing his car’s engine to fly out of the vehicle and burst into flames.
Yuseef Atkins, 19, was arrested by TPD officers for allegedly leading them on a pursuit Saturday morning. Officers say they attempted to pull over Atkins and he fled.
After leading officers into a pursuit, Atkins crashed the vehicle into a pole, causing the engine to be ejected, fly across the roadway and burst into flames, according to TPD. Atkins faces a felony failure to comply charge, along with two misdemeanor traffic violation charges.
Atkins is currently out on bond and scheduled to return to court Monday.
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