Five people are in custody after a car chase ended in Overtown.
Miami police said officers spotted a Honda Accord that had been reported stolen around 4 p.m. Monday by someone who said they were carjacked in Little Havana.
Investigators said officers tried to pull the car over but the driver sped off.
“He wasn’t going to have it that way. He basically put it in reverse and rammed one of our detectives vehicles, literally pushed him back and took off from there,” said Officer Rene Pimentel.
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During the chase, the suspects reportedly collided into several police cars and hit at least three other cars, including Joe Bykes’ Cadillac.
“My life is more important and thank god for that,” Bykes said.
Police said the suspects eventually turned down Northwest 10th street, which is one way, going in the wrong direction, when they lost control of the car and crashed.
The five people bailed from the four-door sedan they were driving at Northwest Seventh Avenue and 10th Street, but police were able to catch them right away.