ST. LOUIS (AP) — Three people are injured, one critically, after a police pursuit ended in a crash involving six vehicles in St. Louis.

The chase began when officers from the North County Police Cooperative spotted a carjacking suspect around 1:45 p.m. Monday in Wellston.

The pursuit went into St. Louis' Central West End, ending when the suspect's car caused a crash involving six vehicles. The man driving the stolen car had to be extricated and is in critical condition. The St. Louis Fire Department says two other people are in stable condition.

The North County Police Cooperative serves several municipalities in north St. Louis County.