2 arrested for ramming police cruisers in Columbus

Ohio

(NBC) – Two people in Columbus are in custody after ramming multiple police cruisers with a stolen vehicle.

Police say officers were out Tuesday morning responding to reports of a stolen vehicle. When officers spotted the car, the passenger jumped out and tried to run.

The driver continued to drive but did not make it far, ramming into a police cruiser.

Another officer tried to help stop the vehicle and was also hit. Both the driver and passenger were arrested.

The driver is charged with stealing a vehicle and could also face vehicular assault charges.

At least one officer was treated for minor injuries. The investigation remains ongoing.

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