Man seriously hurt after crashing stolen car during police chase

At around 2:33pm this afternoon, Fort Worth PD received an alert of a stolen pickup truck from the area of E. Berry Street and S. Riverside Drive. Officers were dispatched to the area and located the pickup truck. When they attempted to conduct a traffic stop, the driver took off.

The pursuit went northbound on I35W and eventually eastbound onto North Loop 820. As the driver was attempting to flee from officers, he crashed near the North Loop 820 and Denton Highway interchange.

Firefighters from Haltom City and Watauga responded to the scene for extrication. The suspect was extracted from the vehicle and transported by ambulance to a local trauma center with serious injuries. His condition has not been released.

Lanes of 820 were closed while police and emergency personnel responded to the scene.