Child ejected from vehicle after chase ends with crash in north Tulsa

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TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts:

  • Police said a chase ended with a crash in north Tulsa Sunday.
  • The suspect vehicle hit a car near Haskell Street and Harvard Avenue.
  • Officials confirm a child was ejected from the victim's vehicle. He was originally thought to have a head injury, but officials now say he lost three teeth, suffered bruised lungs and road rash.
  • A suspect was taken into custody. The child was taken to a hospital.

Tulsa police said a child was ejected from a vehicle after a pursuit suspect crashed into it Sunday afternoon.

The incident happened near Haskell Street and Harvard Avenue.

Officials said they first received a call from a woman who said she spotted her stolen car and followed it.

According to police, the suspect ran a stop sign on Harvard and crashed into a SUV. A man and woman were in the front seat of the SUV. A 6-year-old child was ejected, lost three teeth, suffered road rash and bruised lungs.

Doctors now do not believe the child suffered a head injury.

The suspect, Alexa Torres, was arrested at the scene.


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