San Diego

Pursuit Suspect Crashes Into Police Uniform Store in Hillcrest

A man was arrested after leading police on a pursuit in Hillcrest Tuesday night and crashing into a store that sells police uniforms, San Diego Police Department (SDPD) confirmed.

The pursuit began around 8:49 p.m. on the 3800 block of Park Boulevard after the suspect, a 34-year-old man, took off during an attempted traffic stop. 

Police said during the pursuit, the suspect crashed into a Toyota Tacoma at the 1700 block of Robinson Avenue.

He then lost control of the vehicle on Park Boulevard and crashed head-on into a shop which supplies police uniforms.

According to police, the driver attempted to run away but was arrested a short time later on Robinson Avenue. 

He was taken to Mercy Hospital for a severe head injury.

A passenger in the suspect's car was not apprehended, police said.

Investigators said he will possibly face felony fleeing and DUI charges.

No other information was available.

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