Car Collides With Multiple Vehicles in Long Beach Resulting In Injuries and Death

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Car Collides With Multiple Vehicles in Long Beach Resulting In Injuries and Death

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Car Collides With Multiple Vehicles in Long Beach Resulting In Injuries and Death

A police chase ended in tragedy in Long Beach, leaving one dead and several others injured. The suspect crashed into multiple cars during the pursuit, which initially started when Seal Beach police attempted to pull over a female driver for a traffic violation. Shockingly, an infant was also in the suspect’s vehicle throughout the dangerous pursuit. The Long Beach Police Department confirmed that the agency was in pursuit at the time of the collision. It’s yet another reminder of the inherent risks involved in high-speed chases and the impact they can have on innocent bystanders. Chaos erupted on the streets as a police officer pursued a vehicle involved in suspicious activity. The officer had noticed that the female driver had switched seats with her male passenger, which only added to his level of suspicion. As he began the pursuit, the man behind the wheel drove carelessly, even driving the wrong way down the street. Tragically, the pursuit ended in disaster as the man crashed into several vehicles, causing immense damage. As the suspect attempted to flee on foot, the officer deployed his Taser, which stopped the man in his tracks.

The aftermath of the collision was harrowing, with at least nine cars involved, including a completely mangled vehicle with two of its doors ripped off. It’s been reported that the suspect, along with the female driver and an infant, were taken to the hospital for treatment, though no further details have been released. Fire officials were forced to use the Jaws of Life to extricate them from the wreckage, and six people were transported to the hospital in unknown condition. While one person sadly lost their life, authorities have not released an official identification of the victim. It’s reported that the crash happened two hours before another similar incident in downtown L.A. involving a DUI suspect fleeing LAPD, resulting in two men being injured. 

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