CLEVELAND — Two people remain at large after state troopers say they were chased across three counties and eventually crashed their minivan into a gravestone at a Cleveland cemetery, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
On Monday at approximately 11:31 p.m., state troopers attempted to stop the minivan on State Route 2 in Vermilion Township in Erie County for an obscured license plate.
The minivan failed to comply, and state troopers activated their lights and sirens.
A pursuit was initiated, and it continued into Lorain County, where a passenger in the van threw items onto the highway. According to our overnight photographer, some of the items thrown from the minivan during the chase included a cooler, a flashlight, straps, boxes and, possibly, paint.
The pursuit continued on I-90 into Cuyahoga County where the driver of the van exited West 25th Street and turned onto Wade Avenue.
The vehicle continued onto Wade Avenue where it eventually went into a cemetery and crashed into a gravestone and a fence.
Two occupants inside the van fled the scene on foot.
State troopers said no arrests have been made.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sandusky Post of the OSHP at 419-625-6565.
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