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: