Police: Taxi drives through checkpoint, strikes 2 Mount Vernon officers, sparks chase
A wild car chase that began last night at a police checkpoint in Mount Vernon eventually wound up in the Bronx.
Police say the driver of a yellow taxi drove straight through the police checkpoint and struck two Mount Vernon police officers. It prompted police to follow the vehicle several miles into Co-op City.
At one point, officials say the taxi stopped by 233rd Street and Dyre Avenue....