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Driver leads San Diego police on chase, ditches car after crash

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Posted at 6:26 AM, May 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-16 09:26:29-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – A high-speed chase ended in a crash in the Ridgeview area early Thursday morning, and police are still searching for the driver who fled from the wreckage.

At around 3 a.m., San Diego police attempted to pull over a speeding car on Euclid Avenue in City Heights, but the vehicle drove away, reaching speeds of at least 90 mph as officers were in pursuit.

At the Home Avenue on-ramp to I-805, the driver lost control of the car and crashed into a guardrail. The driver then ditched the damaged vehicle, leaving behind several shotgun shells.

A description of the driver was not immediately available.