Suspect in stolen car leads police on chase from Whitestown to Utica, more suspects at large

By WKTV News

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A stolen car chase ended Wednesday morning in front of an elementary school in the City of Utica.

Police say it began when a vehicle was stolen on Tuesday from Westmoreland Road in Whitestown.

Around 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Whitesboro Police spotted the car and attempted to pull over the driver, who then fled in the vehicle.

"Whitesboro Police saw the car at the Nice n Easy in Whitesboro where the pursuit started with the stolen car, it continued, and ended here (in Utica)," Whitestown Police Chief Donald Wolanin said.

The chase led police through Whitestown, New York Mills and ended in the City of Utica when the stolen vehicle crashed into a parked car in front of Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School on Square Street in Utica.

Police say a father and his two children were inside the vehicle, as the kids were about to be dropped off at school. The impact caused minor injuries to one of the children, police said.

According to Whitestown Police, Terrance Nash, 25, of Whitesboro was a passenger in the stolen car. They say two, or possibly three more people are still on the run.

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