The cars had been parked in front of the Dayton Public Library when they were hit at around 19:22, Dayton Police said. Eric Henderson with.
According to Henderson, the Dayton Police initially responded to a call for a knife cut shortly after 19:00. The suspect of the incident had fled, he said.
The police near Riverside received an emergency call for a car that had hit a tree and went to investigate the accident.
When the Riverside officer left his police cruiser, the suspect from the knife cruiser – who had left the car driven against the tree – stole the officer's car and fled the scene at high speed, Henderson said.
The suspect crashed the police cruiser into two vehicles that carried 1
All 11 inmates were taken to local hospitals, and at least three of them were in a life-threatening condition during transportation, Henderson said. Two of the children died later, he said.
Two officers on the riverbank suffered minor injuries as the suspect struck their vehicle.
The unidentified suspect was also injured in the crash and is being treated medically. According to Henderson