Woman Flips Stolen Car, Hits Pedestrian

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    A woman driving a stolen car led police on a pursuit through Mountain View before striking a tree, flipping the vehicle and seriously injuring a pedestrian, San Diego Police Department officials said.

    Police say suspect Jasmine Ford, 24, was driving a stolen 2009 Mercedes westbound in the 4100 block of Ocean Boulevard at around 1:15 p.m. with officers in pursuit.

    As Ford approached a bend in the roadway at Boundary Street, she lost control of the Mercedes, hit a tree and started to flip over.

    As the vehicle was flipping, police say the car struck a 63-year-old pedestrian who was walking along Ocean Boulevard.

    The pedestrian suffered serious injuries on both legs. Her name was not released.

    Police say Ford sustained some minor injuries in the collision. She was arrested for felony evading and auto theft.

    The investigation is ongoing. Check back for updates.
     

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