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Car in High-Speed Chase Crashes into Street Light and Flips Over in National City

The car slams into a street light, knocks over a hydrant and flips over after a pursuit

A high-speed chase ends in a dramatic crash, leaving behind a huge mess in National City Thursday.

National City Police Departmetn (NCPD) were pursuing a vehicle after getting a call of a wanted suspect for felony.

The pursuit ended at 1 p.m. when the driver of that car slammed into a green sedan while making a left turn and catapulted into the air. The car the hit the street light and knocked over a fire hydrant near Highland Avenue and Division Street.

Images: Pursuit Ends in Crash in National City

The suspect behind the wheel crashed fled on foot.

Officers took the driver into custody after a brief foot chase.

Two people inside the green sedan were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

No other information was immediately available.

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