SAN DIEGO – A man was taken into custody, suspected of drunken driving, after he lead California Highway Patrol officers on a chase that ended when crashed off Interstate 8 in the La Mesa area Monday morning.
At around 3:30 a.m. a CHP officer tried to pull over a Dodge Challenger for speeding on Fletcher Parkway. The car refused to stop and a high speed chase ensued, winding down Baltimore Drive.
When the Challenger attempted to get onto the I-8 east onramp from El Cajon Boulevard, the driver lost control, smashed through a sign and went off the road.
The driver, who was not hurt, was arrested without incident.