Police search for driver who led officers on brief pursuit before crashing car, running into canyon

Incident occurred in Logan Heights

SAN DIEGO - Police are searching for a driver who led officers on a brief pursuit before crashing his car and running away.

The incident started when officers tried to pull over a driver who was speeding and went through a stop sign at about 10 p.m. near the 3200 block of Ocean View Boulevard.

The driver did not pull over and crashed into another car in the intersection of 33rd Street and Imperial Avenue. No one was injured.

The driver then crashed into a nearby fence, got out of the car and then ran into a canyon. Officers are checking the area for the driver. No description was immediately available.

Police say the car was not stolen and are not sure why the driver may have run off. They are investigating whether or not alcohol may have been a factor.

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