A Las Vegas official and a regular citizen were both harmed when the driver of a taken vehicle endeavored to escape from police early Tuesday.

Las Vegas car thief injures officer, civilian
Las Vegas car thief injures officer, civilian

A Las Vegas official and a non military personnel were both harmed when the driver of a taken vehicle endeavored to escape from police in east Las Vegas early Tuesday.

Las Vegas car thief injures officer, civilian
Las Vegas car thief injures officer, civilian

Las Vegas police Lt. David Gordon said at 4 a.m., police recognized a taken vehicle in the 4900 square of Boulder Highway close to East Flamingo Road. The male driver of the taken vehicle then, at that point, endeavored to drive away and crushed the vehicle into both a squad car and another vehicle. An official and a traveler in the subsequent vehicle were harmed. The official griped of torment and touchiness and was headed to a space medical clinic to get looked at. The traveler in the subsequent vehicle was additionally shipped to the hospital.

The taken vehicle was subsequently situated close to East Harmon Avenue.

"Officers set up an edge and K9 is at present (5:15 a.m.) looking through the space around the 5400 square of Harmon," Gordon wrote in a text.