Long Beach-3 People Injured After High Speed Chase Ended In Violent Crash Along 6th Street And Long Beach Boulevard
A high-speed chase in Long Beach ended in a violent crash of an SUV on Wednesday morning, June 5, 2019. The two people in the SUV sustained injuries. They were sent to the hospital after the accident. The driver wanted for DUI led the police in a chase starting in south L.A. at 12:11 am. The chase continued along the freeway. When the driver drover past 710 freeway and into Long Beach, the sedan slammed into a white SUV at the intersection of 6th street and Long Beach Boulevard. Firefighters cut off the right side doors of the SUV to extricate the 2 people inside the vehicle. The 2 people from the SUV were hospitalized due to unknown injuries. Authorities took the driver suspected of DUI into custody. The driver was identified as 19-year old Leo Ortiz. He was being held on a $100,000 bail.
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