Police pursuit ends in crash in Ocean Beach parking lot

Police car lights

A police pursuit of a driver on Interstate 5 early May 10 ended with a crash in a parking lot in Ocean Beach, police said.

The driver was heading north on the freeway near Sixth Avenue near downtown San Diego just after 2:25 a.m. when a San Diego police officer tried to pull the car over, said police Sgt. David Yu. Instead of stopping, the driver kept going and officers pursued him into Ocean Beach.

About 12 minutes after the chase began, the driver crashed into a parked car in a parking lot on Newport Avenue near Catalina Boulevard, Yu said. The driver then got out of his car and ran, but officers chased and caught him.

Yu said the suspect was taken to a hospital to be checked. Yu said he had no information about any injuries or the driver’s condition.


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