AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Both Aurora and Denver police officers responded to a crash at Alameda Avenue and Potomac on Monday night. Denver police say this started as a report of a stolen Penske truck earlier in the day.
Aurora police say at around 7 p.m., they tried to stop the truck, but the driver started driving recklessly. They then stopped following it.READ MORE: Shooting Outside Aurora Apartment Injures Mom And Child Inside Unit
At around 8:40, Greenwood Village police were involved in a pursuit, but no one was taken into custody. A DPD helicopter followed the suspect.
Adams County officials tell CBS4 the truck was abandoned at Interstate 270 and Vasquez Boulevard. They add the suspect then carjacked someone else.READ MORE: Parade, Concerts & More: Juneteenth Celebrations Underway In Denver
Then at around 9:10 p.m., Denver police were called to a help with a pursuit of the second vehicle coming out of Commerce City near Vasquez Boulevard and 58th Avenue.
The chase, which traveled south on Interstate 225, then ended in a crash at Alameda Ave. and Potomac Dr. after police performed a maneuver to cause the driver to stop.MORE NEWS: Lightning Sparks Over 20 New Wildfires In Extreme Southwest Colorado On Friday
A suspect was taken into custody. All lanes of Alameda Avenue in the area are closed.