FOUR INJURED IN CRASH AFTER BORDER PATROL PURSUIT

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By Miriam Raftery

March 6, 2018 (San Diego’s East County) – Four patients were transported via air and ground ambulances following a crash near I-8 and Japatul Valley Road this morning, according to Cal Fire. 

The collision occurred shortly before 11 a.m. after Border Patrol agents attempted to stop a Ford Expedition traveling west on I-8 near Buckman Springs Road. The driver sped off at a high rate of speed and lost control as he encountered slowed traffic, becoming airborne, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

The vehicle rolled down an embankment and landed on its roof. Two occupants not wearing seatbelts were ejected and suffered major injuries.  Two others sustained more minor injuries. A fifth occupant reportedly attempted to flee and was apprehended by Border Patrol.

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Stop High Speed Chases

To Protect and Serve.... Vehicles can't out run a helicopter or police radio. And criminals should use seat belts.