Reckless Driver Arrested after Pursuit Crash on Highway 14 [Canyon Country, CA]

Reckless Driver Arrested after Pursuit Crash on Highway 14 [Canyon Country, CA]

Reckless Driver Arrested after Pursuit Crash on Highway 14 [Canyon Country, CA]

1 Hospitalized after Pursuit Crash on Highway 14 near Soledad Canyon Road

CANYON COUNTRY, CA (June 4, 2020) – A driver sustained injuries and another was arrested following a pursuit crash on Highway 14, early Thursday morning.
According to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, the incident happened shortly after midnight. Deputies were patrolling in the area when they noticed a vehicle driving recklessly. Then, the reckless driver hit a median and almost hit other vehicles.
Deputies attempted to stop the reckless driver, but he failed to yield and led deputies on a pursuit. A short time later, the reckless driver crashed into another vehicle at the intersection of Soledad Canyon Road and Sand Canyon Road.
The reckless driver then exited his wrecked vehicle and attempted to flee the scene on foot. But deputies managed to detain him a short time later.
Emergency crews transported the driver of the other vehicle to a local hospital with minor injuries.
Investigators believe that the suspect was under the influence of alcohol and drugs. In addition, the suspect was on parole for a prior DUI charge. Authorities will release additional information once it becomes available.
When involved in a car crash, do not attempt to flee the area. Keep calm and cooperate with investigators. Also, do not drink before driving. Strictly follow the rules of the road and drive responsibly.

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