Driver Detained in Somis Police Chase Crash on Highway 118
SOMIS, CA (March 30, 2021) — A driver was arrested in a police chase accident on Highway 118 at Center School Road Sunday evening.
According to reports, the incident began around 5:30 p.m. For unknown reasons, a driver in a 20-foot truck was speeding and hitting several cars on the road. Subsequently, a passenger escaped the vehicle after the driver tried to attack him with a knife.
As sheriff’s deputies tried to pull the driver over, he failed to comply and led them on a 40-minute chase. Soon after, the truck collided with another vehicle at Center School Road.
Police ultimately arrested the driver on charges of DUI and hit-and-run after an hour-long standoff. As of now, authorities have reported no information on the other driver.
However, if anyone has more news, please contact the Malibu-Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station at 818-878-1808.
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