(Photo Courtesy of the Times)
A pursuit that began in Munster this morning, and involved a Lake County Sheriff's Department helicopter, ended in a crash in Crown Point. Indiana State Police Lowell Post report the pursuit began at approximately 11:42am, and that the driver of the vehicle Munster Police were pursuing, 35 year old Jennifer Clark, of Tennessee, was wanted for alleged check fraud. State Police say the pursuit continued in to Crown Point until Clark's SUV struck a stationary Honda at a stop light in the left-turn lane at the intersection of 93rd Avenue and Main Street. That collision caused the Honda to strike and stationary Toyota in the left lane which leads south on Main Street, with the SUV coming to rest in the middle of the intersection. Authorities say Clark was immediately apprehended, and a total of three people from the two vehicle struck were taken to Saint Anthony's Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
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