At Least Two People Hurt after Stolen Vehicle Crash near Riverside Drive
SILVER LAKE, CA (December 14, 2018) – A man and a woman were injured Friday afternoon following a car crash on Fletcher Drive. Their identities were not immediately disclosed to the public.
According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the incident happened near Riverside Drive. A stolen vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed and at the wrong side of the road, initiating a police pursuit.
A short time later, their vehicle crashed near a gas station. The man, who suffered unspecified injuries, fled the scene on foot but was later taken into custody. Meanwhile, the woman suffered major injuries and was transported to a hospital for treatment. Further updates on their current medical conditions were not provided.
An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the crash and to identify possible contributing factors. Additional information will be released once it becomes available.
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