VIDEO: Ohio Pursuit Ends When Suspect Crashes into Bar

Newly released police dash camera video from an Avon, Ohio, police cruiser shows a chase that started near Avon Lake and ended when the suspect crashed into a Westlake tavern.

The chase started around 8:45 Thursday night. The video ‎s‎hows ‎Avon police officers pursuing the suspect in the stolen truck as he refuses to stop and at times leads cops on a high-speed chase.

‎‎Avon police started to chase Brandon Pawlak, 26, moments after they believe he stole a pick-up from a golf course in Avon Lake.

The pursuit ended when police in the nearby town of Westlake put down spike strips. The driver of the stolen pick-up drove over them and lost control. The truck then crashed into Dover Gardens Tavern.‎‎‎‎‎

The crash injured more than a dozen people including the driver; eleven were transported to area hospitals and two drove themselves. Many others were treated at the scene.

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