Parolee Dies After Leading Cops on a High-Speed Chase And Slamming Into Three Cars
A parolee who gunned it when he saw CHP lights in his rearview mirror last night is dead after leading cops on a high-speed chase through San Bernardino and slamming into three cars. Eight other people were hurt, including passengers in the parolee's car.
CHP officers were trying to get the parolee to pull over for a vehicle code violation last night just before 10pm, according to CBS Los Angeles. He stepped on the gas and led officers on a high-speed chase reaching 80 mph on surface streets in San Bernardino.
The chase only lasted about 3 minutes when the parolee lost control of his car and slammed into three other cars near Mount Vernon Avenue and 5th Street. The 42-year-old parolee hasn't been identified yet, but two of the passengers hurt in his car include Brenton Sterling, 22, who had a warrant out for his arrest, and Ray Nelson, 25. Six other people in the three other cars were also injured.