Pursuit Ends in Crash in East LA; 4 Hospitalized

Pursuit Ends in Crash in East LA; 4 Hospitalized
County of Los Angeles paramedics load a person in the ambulance before transporting him to a hospital in a file image. (Apu Gomes/AFP via Getty Images)
City News Service
EAST LOS ANGELES, Calif.—A stolen vehicle suspect who allegedly assaulted a sheriff’s deputy was taken into custody Jan. 31 after crashing into multiple vehicles and injuring several people while attempting to elude authorities during a pursuit in the East Los Angeles area.
According to the East Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station, the collision, involving at least two additional vehicles, occurred around 1:30 p.m. east of the Long Beach (710) Freeway near Arizona Avenue and Fourth Street.
Los Angeles County Fire Department paramedics arrived at the scene and took four people to hospitals, with at least two of them in critical condition, a fire department spokeswoman said.
KTLA5 reported that the suspect allegedly assaulted a sheriff’s deputy with an unknown deadly weapon, prompting the chase.
No further details were immediately available.
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