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Person ejected from vehicle during police pursuit

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Posted at 8:29 AM, Feb 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-07 09:29:10-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person was ejected from a vehicle during a police pursuit involving the Belton and Peculiar police departments.

According to Belton police, officers located a stolen pickup truck around 3 a.m. in the area of Interstate 49 and 163rd Street.

The driver of the truck refused to stop and officers initiated pursuit southbound on I-49, toward Peculiar.

Belton police said that Peculiar police deployed a tire deflation device near 203rd Street.

The driver lost control of the truck and left the roadway.

The truck rolled over and a 25-year-old woman was ejected from the vehicle. She was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

A 37-year-old man was taken into custody and is being treated at the hospital for less serious injuries.

The identities of the two have not been released at this time.