Stolen Caruthersville squad car wrecked in Pemiscot County

Photo: Rochelle Steffen/Heartland News
Photo: Rochelle Steffen/Heartland News
Photo: Rochelle Steffen/Heartland News
Photo: Rochelle Steffen/Heartland News
Photo: Rochelle Steffen/Heartland News
Photo: Rochelle Steffen/Heartland News

By Heartland News

CARUTHERSVILLE, MO (KFVS) - Authorities were on the scene of a crash late Tuesday that involved a stolen Caruthersville Police Department squad car, according to Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Dale Moreland.

The suspect wrecked the squad car near Highway U and Interstate 155 in Pemiscot County, Moreland said.  Police at the scene said a man stole the car from an officer who responded to a domestic disturbance.  The crash reportedly threw the suspect from the car.

The victim was flown to the Elvis Presley Trauma Center in Memphis.  His identity was unknown.

No further details about the incident were available.

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