Injuries Reported in Police Chase Accident on Atlanta Avenue and Newland Street
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA (August 8, 2022) – Saturday morning, authorities arrested Yonathan Acosta and Tyrece Sinkler after a fiery crash on Atlanta Avenue.
The incident occurred at around 5:15 a.m. on Atlanta Avenue and Newland Street.
According to reports, two men stole catalytic converters which Huntington Beach police on a chase. Then, the chase ended in a fiery crash.
A police officer found a speeding vehicle leaving a residential tract and tried to pull it over. However, the white car fled north on Newland as the officer tried to catch up.
More Details on the Crash
Eventually, the car failed to yield at a red light and hit an uninvolved vehicle. Then, the impact set the suspect vehicle on fire.
Afterward, officers took the two suspects into custody and transported them to a hospital with minor injuries.
Meanwhile, the driver of the other vehicle sustained minor injuries.
“A search of the suspect’s vehicle revealed multiple freshly cut catalytic converters, a saw, and numerous used and new blades,” a police statement revealed.
After the hospital medically cleared 18-year-old Yonathan Acosta of Norwalk and 22-year-old Tyrece Sinkler of Long Beach, officers booked them into Huntington Beach City Jail on felony charges.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continued to investigate the crash.
Furthermore, they urged anyone with information about the incident to contact the HBPD WeTip Hotline at 714-375-5066. Anonymous tipsters may contact OC Crime Stoppers at 855-847-6227.
What’s Next after Crash in Huntington Beach
Serious cases like the accident on Interstate 280 southbound may call for a separate investigation.
Furthermore, a lawyer will make sure victims are not cheated of the proper compensation they are owed.
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