OPD cruiser crashes while pursuing carjacking suspect

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ORLANDO, Fla. - An Orlando police officer’s cruiser was involved in a wreck Wednesday night.

The officer crashed just before 9 p.m. at the intersection of Rio Grande Avenue and West Gore Street.

Police said the crash happened as an officer was responding to a vehicle that had possibly been involved in an armed carjacking earlier in the day.

The suspect crashed a few blocks away and two suspects were taken into custody.