Police pursued a stolen car that officers said struck a cruiser from Hartford into East Hartford Wednesday afternoon. The Hartford police auto theft unit discovered and followed what they identified as a stolen car at about 2:30 p.m. Police said the car’s driver then struck a Hartford police cruiser in the area of Farmington Avenue and Gillette Street, after which time, officers began pursuing the car into East Hartford. With the assistance of East Hartford officers, police eventually apprehended two people who were inside the car just before 3 p.m. on Ellsworth Street in East Hartford. An officer who suffered minor injuries was transported to Hartford Hospital. To read more about car accidents and Connecticut law on car accidents click here.