Police: Woman drove stolen van with her kids inside, led officers in chase through National City

Chase started on east 8th Street

NATIONAL CITY, Calif. - Police said a woman was arrested Wednesday after leading officers on a high-speed chase through National City while driving a stolen van with her two kids inside.

The chase started on east 8th Street shortly after midnight when officers tried to pull the van over.

The driver sped off, but lost control of the van and crashed at the intersection of east 8th Street and east Plaza Boulevard.

Police said the woman tried to flee on foot after the crash. She was arrested and taken to an area hospital.

The two children were treated at the scene.

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