Police: Suspect in custody after carjacking ends with crash in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (WHDH) — A suspect was taken into custody Tuesday after police said a carjacking out of Boston ended with a crash involving an MBTA bus in Cambridge.

Officials said the car was stolen on Edgerly Road near the Berklee College of Music. Witnesses told 7News the victim was a delivery driver for a nearby restaurant. As he was getting in his car, they said they saw the suspect attack him with a baton and then jump in the car, driving off.

Police said a call reporting the carjacking came in at around 5:45 p.m. The crash involving the car happened on Massachusetts Avenue and Vassar Street. Police said the stolen car hit an MBTA bus and at least two other vehicles. The bus was stopped at a bus stop at the time.

There were people on the bus at the time of the crash but none of the passengers were injured.

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