A stolen people carrier ploughed into a bus shelter during a police chase through Sheffield city centre.
South Yorkshire Police said the Mercedes was stolen during a burglary in the S8 area of Sheffield overnight.
Officers spotted the stolen vehicle and began following it but the driver managed to escape.
The car was found abandoned in Fitzwilliam Gate, off Moore Street, after it crashed into a bus shelter.
A hunt for the driver is underway.
Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.