Mirabeau Parkway closed while deputies investigate chase that ended in car crash

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. — Mirabeau Parkway is closed while the sheriff’s office investigates a police pursuit that ended in a car crash.

The road is closed from Indiana to Mirabeau Point Park.

According to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were pursuing a stolen vehicle, but called off the chase when the driver became reckless on the road.

The driver turned down Mirabeau Parkway and crashed into a vehicle by Mansfield Avenue.

Authorities say the suspected car thief got out of the car and tried to run, but deputies caught and detained him.

The person in the car hit by the suspect suffered only minor injuries.