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Toddler, mother ejected after stolen car crashes during police chase

NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO. (KMOV) — A woman and her 2-year-old son were ejected after the Hyundai they were in was hit by a stolen car that was being pursued by officers in North County Friday morning.

The accident occurred around 8:50 am Officers say they identified a stolen red Dodge sedan at Riverview and I-270 that had been taken in a carjacking in St. Louis City Thursday night. The suspect led officers on a chase and officers attempted to put down spike strips to flatten the tires of the Dodge, but they failed.

Eventually, the Dodge hit a black Hyundai that was turning westbound onto Hudson Road from West Florissant. The Hyundai then hit a utility pole and burst into flames.

A woman and her 2-year-old child inside the Hyundai were ejected. They suffered life-threatening injuries. The Dodge later hit a white Oldsmobile; the driver inside the Oldsmobile suffered minor injuries.

The suspect is in custody and was taken to a hospital, but police said he was not injured.

Further information on the suspect is unavailable at this time.

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