Serious accident reported after police call off pursuit

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by Jacob Ryan

WHAS11.com

Posted on August 26, 2013 at 2:30 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 20 at 5:22 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Emergency crews have responded to a serious accident in South Louisville.

According to police, one person is in critical condition after a vehicle collided with an Orange Cab company taxi.  MetroSafe initially reported this as a fatal accident, but has since changed the classification.

Police said this accident happened shortly after police called off a chase of the car involved.  It's not known why police were initially chasing the car.  The driver of the car being chased by police is in critical condition.  The driver of the cab sustained non-life threatening injuries.

The accident occurred around 2 p.m. on Monday at the intersection of 7th Street Road and Oleanda Avenue.  The chase was called off on Taylor Boulevard.

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