Car chase in Birmingham ends in suspect’s arrest


[lin_video src=×9&auto_next=1&auto_start=0&div_id=videoplayer-1370040239&height=480&page_count=5&pf_id=9624&show_title=1&va_id=4079814&width=640&windows=2 service=syndicaster width=640 height=480 div_id=videoplayer-1370040239 type=script]BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A wild and crazy car chase on a busy Birmingham street in the middle of the day caught some onlookers by surprise.

A crowd of people near UAB saw a car speeding backwards up 7th Avenue. It wasn’t alone, though.

Police were not far behind the tan Ford.

It ran into a small gray car and smashed it against the curb.

Witnesses say the driver then jumped out and ran, creating high drama.

Police caught the suspect after a brief foot chase and took him to jail.

The chase started when police tried to stop a suspect for a car burglary.

Copyright 2013 WIAT-TV CBS 42

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