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Driver leads San Diego Police on brief chase, crashes truck

Posted at 8:10 AM, Aug 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-03 11:10:02-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A driver was arrested after police said he led officers on a brief chase in downtown San Diego in a truck that was reported stolen.

At around 11 p.m. Monday, San Diego Police said officers spotted a pickup truck doing donuts in a downtown intersection. When officers tried to stop the truck, the vehicle sped away.

The short pursuit ended when the truck crashed at F Street and Kettner Boulevard, according to police.

The truck’s driver and two passengers got out of the wrecked vehicle and ran away, but officers were able to capture the driver.