A 22-year-old male suspect who police said robbed and assaulted a Diamond Taxi cab driver was hospitalized Tuesday.
Police observed a physical altercation taking place in the 3200 block of Belair Road around 5 p.m.
An officer saw the suspect assault the cab driver and then got into the cab and drove away, causing a multi-car crash on Belair Road.
The suspect continued to speed away from the scene and eventually lost control. His car spun 360 degrees and hit a curb before finally landing against a tree, police said.Officers found the driver trapped underneath the car.
The suspect sustained multiple injuries and will be charged once he is released from the hospital.