Police: SUV in Thursday crash had been stolen

Photo from the crash on the 200 block of Leith Street
Police said a driver of an SUV had minor injuries after a crash Thursday afternoon.
Police said a driver of an SUV had minor injuries after a crash Thursday afternoon.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Police said an SUV involved in a Thursday afternoon crash is believed to have been stolen earlier in the day.

Just before 3 p.m. on Thursday, police closed off the 200 block of West Leith Street after the driver of an SUV crashed into three vehicles on the side of the road. The driver suffered minor injuries.

Police suspect the driver of the SUV to have been under the influence of alcohol.

There were no other injuries in this incident.

West Leith Street was back open less than an hour after police responded.

Police have not indicated whether or not the driver is facing charges in connection to the alleged theft of the SUV.

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