Stolen vehicle crashes on Darien property while being pursued

An Enterprise Rental car that was taken without permission ended up on the front lawn of a Dickinson Road residence after being pursued by state and local police.

The 2012 Nissan Versa was taken from Stamford Jan. 25 before being pursued by state police on I-95 where officers attempted, and failed, to stop the vehicle. The vehicle was later seen by a Darien officer at 11:29 p.m. traveling at a high rate of speed on Dickinson Road, police said. While the officer was pursuing the vehicle it struck an embankment before stopping on the front lawn of 11 Dickinson Road, police said.

The vehicle suffered damage to the left front tire, the left fender and front end damage, police said

A K-9 unit was called in to track the operator of the vehicle, who fled scene of the accident, but the operator was not found, police said. Stamford Police continue to investigate the incident.