Suspect injured after driving over cliff during Snohomish County pursuit

Suspect injured after driving over cliff during Snohomish County pursuit
The roof of a police patrol car at night, with the blue and red lights flashing. (kali9)

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. — A man was injured Tuesday night during a police pursuit in Snohomish County.

Before 8:30 p.m., deputies tried to do a traffic stop on a 34-year-old man who police said had two felony warrants.

The chase started at 19th Avenue Southeast and 132nd Street Southeast in Mill Creek and ended at 23rd Street and East Grand Avenue in Everett.

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According to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, the suspect went through an intersection and drove over a cliff.

He was seriously injured and taken to an area hospital.

Two patrol vehicles were damaged during the pursuit but the deputies were not hurt.  

The man had warrants for a robbery and one for violation of a no contact order.