Police Pursuit Causes Multiple Crashes In Manatee County

A police pursuit through the streets of Bradenton caused several crashes on Tuesday morning.

Deputies were following a driver in a stolen car, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

The suspect was arrested when the chase ended with a crash on the Cortez Bridge.

Motorists are being told to avoid the bridge due to the investigation.

This is a picture of the truck that a reportedly 16 year old stole and caused up to 18 wrecks: