Runaway Driver Slams into Police Cruiser, Gets Away on Foot

SCRANTON — Officers in Lackawanna County are looking for a driver who ran from police after a car chase Thursday morning.

Police said they were pursuing a car in the area of Luzerne Street around midnight.

Authorities said the driver slammed the car into police cruisers on Aswell Court, then ran off.  No police officers have been reported hurt.  The driver managed to getaway on foot.

Three passengers in the car were questioned by police.

Officials have not said whether the chase is related to the gunfire.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the driver is asked to call Scranton Police.

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