Fiery Crash in Uptown Whittier Killing an Innocent Drive
Uptown Whittier (February 18, 2018) -A Whittier police chase resulted in a fiery car crash on Monday.
The chase killed an innocent driver, according to local authorities.
The chase began around 11:00 a.m. after an officer saw a potential incident of road rage near the intersection of Greenleaf Avenue and Whittier Boulevard.
The officer attempted to pull the aggressor over but, the driver refused creating a short chase throughout the streets of Uptown Whittier.
While police were in pursuit, the suspect tried to ram into three patrol cars. Police had to do their best to avoid collision and other drivers on the road.
Minutes later the pursuit ended when the suspect crashed into a vehicle not involved in the chase near Wardman Street and Newlin Avenue.
Videos from bystanders showed the suspect’s car consumed by flames. The suspect got out of the burning car and fled the scene but, was captured by police soon after.
Local firefighters took the suspect and the other driver involved to a nearby hospital.
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