Pursuit Ends in Crash on Potomac Avenue in Bakersfield
BAKERSFIELD, CA (April 6, 2021) – A DUI driver was hurt after a pursuit ended in a crash on Potomac Avenue on April 1.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision happened at Mount Vernon Avenue around 6:17 PM.
Based on a report, the commotion started when deputies tried to pull over a car on Highway 178 for a vehicle code violation. The driver did not stop and led officers for a 4-minute pursuit. In the end, the driver ran a stop sign and crashed into another car and a pole.
As a result, the female driver of the suspect car suffered moderate injuries. The driver of the other vehicle was not hurt.
Ultimately, officials charged the woman for leading deputies on a pursuit, possession of a stolen vehicle, and driving under the influence. At this point, an investigation into this crash on Potomac Avenue is still ongoing.
Driving under the influence is dangerous and can lead to an accident. It is a must to stay sober before and while driving to stay safe on the road. In addition, stay focused and avoid distractions to avoid getting hurt or hurting other people.
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