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Suspect being chased by Yonkers Police causes wrong-way crash on Major Deegan Expressway, flees into Van Cortlandt Park

Larceny suspect still at large after fleeing wrong-way crash in the Bronx
Larceny suspect still at large after fleeing wrong-way crash in the Bronx 01:46

NEW YORK -- A suspect who caused a wrong-way crash on the Major Deegan Expressway and sent two people to the hospital Wednesday night is still on the loose. 

Two people were hurt when the suspect's car smashed into theirs just south of the border between Yonkers and the Bronx

The exit ramp from northbound I-87 in Yonkers is clearly marked with "Do Not Enter" and "Wrong Way" signs, but surveillance video shows they didn't stop a man behind the wheel of an SUV from zooming by. 

Another camera captured the SUV barreling southbound in the northbound lanes and causing a pileup in the northern tip of the Bronx.

A camera at Atlantic Intercom captured the wrong-way driver. 

"Reckless, insane, dangerous. I'd revoke his license if it were up to me," said Mile Mehaj. 

The driver is likely to face even more severe consequences.

Yonkers Police said it started at the Cross County Mall parking lot. The owner of a stolen laptop used technology to locate the computer there and called police. 

As officers approached a man in a Jeep, he sped off. Officers briefly chase him, but ended the pursuit after he entered I-87 going the wrong way. 

The driver traveled more than half a mile before hitting a sedan in the Bronx and seriously injuring a 30-year-old man and 32-year-old woman. 

Yonkers and New York City police officers responded to the wreck and searched for the Jeep driver, who fled into the woods of Van Cortlandt Park. 

A source said the driver is from Connecticut and soon to face a multitude of charges. 

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