Stolen vehicle pursuit in west Columbus leads to several in custody

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The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating multiple crashes in west Columbus after a vehicle pursuit Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities say police were looking for a stolen car just before 1 p.m. in west Columbus.

Patrol deputies located a vehicle that matched the car's description near Eakin Road and Wedgewood Drive.

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The driver of the car refused to stop for law enforcement and led Franklin Township Police and Franklin County Sherriff Office on a pursuit, according to investigators.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s spokesperson says the car crashed into multiple vehicles try to elude police but was eventually stopped in downtown Columbus near S. 5th and east Blenkner Streets.

Deputies took the driver and several passengers into custody and they are being questioned by investigators. Officials say several of those involved are juveniles and charges are pending.

No one was injured in the crashes.