- Associated Press - Friday, November 13, 2015

DETROIT (AP) - Chief James Craig says it appears there was no justification for officers to have been chasing a car that struck another vehicle, killing its driver on Detroit’s west side.

Craig told reporters Friday that his office will be looking into possible violations of departmental policy. He said three police cars were involved in Thursday’s chase.

Police have said the chase started with an attempted traffic stop. It initially was called off because of the fleeing vehicle’s speed. Another officer later saw the same Dodge Charger and renewed and ended the chase before the Charger slammed into a Lincoln.

The Lincoln’s 31-year-old driver was killed.

The Charger’s 27-year-old driver and a 16-year-old female passenger were hurt in the crash. Craig said the Charger’s driver was wanted on a weapons violation warrant.



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