A Police pursuit ended in a fatal crash in Valley Center over the weekend. According to NBC News, Deputies started to chase a reportedly stolen Honda Accord with three people inside after spotting the vehicle in North County sometime after midnight. The pursuit began on Valley Center Road and Police had stopped due to the unsafe speeds, weather, and driving conditions. However, a helicopter followed the Honda from above. The Honda crashed head-on into oncoming traffic. The driver and passenger in the stolen Honda were confirmed dead at the scene. The third passenger was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The other driver was taken to Palomar Medical Center and is injured as well.
Police pursuits usually end badly, for either the Police, surrounding vehicles, and pedestrians as well as the vehicle being pursued. If you have been injured in an accident caused by excessive speed or negligent driving, contact our Valley Center accident attorneys today for a free case consultation.