Police Pursuit Ends in Crash on East Washington Boulevard Critically Injuring One
SOUTH LOS ANGELES, CA (March 21, 2023) – One person was critically injured after a police pursuit on East Washington Boulevard in South Los Angeles late Sunday evening.
The crash happened around 11:35 p.m. in the 1200 block of East Washington Boulevard in Historic South Central. According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, the crash occurred at the end of the LAPD chase.
Fire crews found one person trapped in the wreckage. After extrication, they rushed the patient to a hospital in critical condition.
At least two other people sustained minor injuries and were treated at the scene.
Video from the scene showed a red vehicle with significant damage, and another with some front-end damage.
Details about what led to the pursuit and the crash were not immediately available from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Operations Center. An investigation is underway.
All motorists owe a duty of care to other road users. Thus, never attempt to lead authorities into a chase. Always choose to be a responsible driver and citizen.
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