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Robert Crumb, 44, fatally stabbed his wife and wounded his 16-year-old daughter at midnight before fleeing their Long Island, NY home
His teenage son dialed 911, when police found his car, he led cops on a car chase ending in flames
The chase ended when Crumb crashed into a gas pump,  then slammed into another car, both cars erupted in fire 
With the gas station engulfed in flames, Crumb jumped out of his  car and attacked officers 
The subdued suspect was transported to  Hospital with self-inflicted stab wounds to his neck and wrists

A Long Island man murdered his wife and injured his daughter before leading police on a wild car chase into Brooklyn, New York, early Friday that ended when his car slammed into a gas station and burst into flames, police source said.
Robert Crumb,  fatally stabbed his wife and wounded his 16-year-old daughter about 12:40 a.m. at their Bethpage, Long Island home before fleeing the scene in his Hyundai sedan. Early Friday, 44-year-old Crumb led cops on a high-speed chase that ended when he crashed into a Brooklyn gas station and his car burst into flames, cops and witnesses said.

  Crumb’s car rolled into another car at the station and both cars burst into flames
 The grisly ordeal began just after midnight, Thursday when the alleged killer, Robert Crumb, stabbed his 41-year-old wife to death and wounded his daughter at their Bethpage home. His  12-year-old son phoned 911 after his father fled their house, located in a quiet suburban neighborhood.  Nassau County cops spotted the 2014 Hyundai parked on a nearby Parkway. The suspect took off as cops approached, leading to a high speed chase that lasted 20 minutes.
Crumb was caught on camera coming out of his burning car and lunging at the officers 

Eventually a cop car rear ended him and the speeding Crumb lost control of his car crashing into a gas pump at a Citgo station. His car then slammed into a 2010 Buick and both cars burst into flames, sources said.
As the gas station was engulfed in flames, Crumb jumped out of his burning car and ttacked the officers, who eventually managed to subdue him, police sources said.

robert-crumbs-hyndai-rolld-into-a-buick-and-torched-both-cars7Robert Crumb’s wrecked Hyundai after he led cops on a chase from Long Island.


Nassau County investigators outside Robert Crumb’s home in Bethpage, Long Island on Friday.

All four responding officers were being treated for smoke inhalation and one suffered a laceration to his head, police said.
Robert Crumb was transported to Brookdale University Hospital with self-inflicted stab wounds to his neck and wrists. His injuries were minor, NYPD officials said.
Crumb’s daughter was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening wounds.


Alleged killer Robert Crumb crashed into a Citgo station after leading cops on a 20-minute car chase

The 55-year-old driver of the Buick, who’s name was not released, was arrested for driving with a suspended license.
Nassau County Police described the morning’s events as ” a very, very tragic event for the community and the family”.  Speaking during a Friday morning press conference outside the Crumb family’s Bethpage home, county police spokesman, Richard LeBrun, said: “Our hearts and prayers go out to the family and friends.”

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