Saskatoon

Stolen vehicle crashes while fleeing police on Saskatoon's west side

Police say a stolen vehicle ended up crashing into a fence as it tried to flee from officers Sunday morning.

1 man charged, 1 man taken to hospital

A 20-year-old man faces charges including evading police, dangerous driving and possessing firearms. (CBC)

One young man has been charged and another has been taken to hospital after a stolen vehicle crashed while trying to flee from police early Sunday morning.

Saskatoon police spotted the stolen vehicle on the city's west side around 4:20 a.m. CST.

As officers tried to pull the vehicle over, it tried to flee.

The vehicle ended up crashing into a fence on the north side of Bethlehem Catholic High School.

A 21-year-old man in the vehicle was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A 20-year-old man in the vehicle faces charges including evading police, dangerous driving and possessing firearms.