Driver killed in El Cajon police chase, crash

EL CAJON - A man is dead after crashing his car following a police chase in El Cajon early Tuesday morning.

The crash occurred at the intersection of East Madison Avenue and Grape Street sometime before 3:30 a.m.

According to El Cajon police Lt. Walt Miller, an officer attempted to pull over the driver for a traffic violation about a mile away from the crash scene. The driver refused to stop, and a high speed chase ensued. The car then collided into a parked vehicle, ejecting the driver from the car.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. His name was not immediately released.

Several parked cars sustained serious damage.

The intersection remained closed as of 7 p.m. Morning commuters should avoid the area.

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