Man Injured While Eluding Police

A man eluding Yakima Police was injured this morning after crashing into a residence on Rancho Lane. The pursit began on West Nob Hill when the vehicle, a 1983 GMC pickup, was traveling with its lights out. The truck also had no visible license plate. Officers attempted to stop the pickup, but the driver continued, running stop signs, before finally colliding with a residence. No one was inside the home at the time.

Yakima firefighters were called in to assist the man out of his vehicle. The suspect remains hospitalized and is being treated for various broken bones in his leg and facial injuries. Items that were earlier reported stolen were found inside the man's vehicle.

Officers continue their investigation. Charges are possible.