Stolen car chase ends in Federal Way police vehicle striking power pole

According to Puget Sound Energy, the accident left 724 Federal Way customers without power on Saturday.

A Federal Way police vehicle went into a ditch and struck a power pole during a stolen car chase, leaving over 700 residents without power on Saturday morning.

Officers were following the stolen vehicle near the 200 block of SW 320th St. around 2 a.m. when the suspect driver made an abrupt turn. One of the officers was unable to negotiate the turn and their vehicle went into the ditch and struck a power pole, stated Cmdr. Kurt Schwan, with the Federal Way Police Department.

Police arrested two suspects and there were no injuries.

According to Puget Sound Energy, the accident left 724 Federal Way customers without power on Saturday. A repair crew is on-site Saturday morning and the utility estimates power will be restored in the area by 6 p.m. Saturday.

Photo courtesy of South Sound News

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