Eight People Hurt after Multi-Vehicle Crash on 4th Street Involving Stolen Truck
PERRIS, CA (October 1, 2019) – Eight people suffered injuries in a multi-vehicle crash on 4th Street, Tuesday evening.
According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, the incident happened at about 5:00 PM. Due to unknown reasons, a 23-year-old man stole a construction company truck.
The workers attempted to chase the stolen truck a block down the road. There, the stolen truck collided with several vehicles at an intersection. However, the truck did not stop and fled the area.
One of the workers jumped into the truck as it continued to head toward a shopping center. During their struggle to gain control of the truck, the gas pedal was pushed down on accident. As a result, the truck crashed into another vehicle, pushing it inside of a restaurant.
Eight people suffered injuries in the collision. However, emergency responders transported only two victims to the hospital. Updates on the victims’ current conditions remain unknown.
Meanwhile, officers arrested the 23-year-old man on unknown charges. Authorities will release additional information once it becomes available.
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