Suspected felon intentionally rams car into Douglas County sheriff’s patrol vehicle

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — A Douglas County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle was intentionally rammed while a deputy attempted to stop a felony suspect on Thursday.

It happened at westbound County Line Road off Interstate 25 around 9:45 p.m., the sheriff’s office said.

According to authorities, the attempted stop turned into a pursuit, but when the suspect crossed county lines, the chase was suspended.

The suspect then turned the vehicle around, re-entered Douglas County and rammed into the patrol car, the sheriff’s office said.

The deputy in the vehicle was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

The suspect, who was not identified, was taken into custody. It’s not known what the suspect was wanted for.