San Diego

Hit-and-Run Suspect with Toddler In Car Hits Border Patrol SUV

A woman who damaged a U.S. Border Patrol SUV and other civilian vehicles in a hit-and-run collision was arrested on the shoulder of State Route 905 Thursday. A toddler riding in her back seat was hospitalized.

Westbound SR-905 was partially blocked at Caliente Boulevard after police stopped the suspect in a silver Nissan Versa.

The chase started at La Media and Otay Lakes roads after the driver ran a red light and sideswiped a marked Border Patrol vehicle parked in the area, U.S. Border Patrol said.  

The woman took off and at some point sideswiped a semi-truck, officials said.

The California Highway Patrol said the suspect's vehicle was stopped on the westbound shoulder of SR-905, east of Caliente Boulevard.

A toddler inside the Nissan was taken to a local hospital.  The driver was arrested.

The incident cause heavy traffic backup on westbound SR-905 during the investigation.

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