Pittsburgh Police responded to the 300 block of Cedar Avenue around 6:50 p.m. for a reported vehicle that struck a tree.
When Zone 1 officers arrived, they located the vehicle at the intersection of Cedar Avenue and East Ohio Street.
Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop, giving verbal commands for the driver to exit. The driver fled through Allegheny Commons Park, before striking a second tree, and nearly running over officers.
The driver stuck a third object that disabled the vehicle. He was taken into custody without incident.
Medics transported him to a local hospital for minor injuries suffered during the collision.
There were no injuries to officers or civilians in the park.