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San Marcos Pursuit Ends in Crash Near Rancho Bernardo

A driver was hurt following a chase that started in San Marcos on Saturday night ended a crash on southbound Interstate 15 near Rancho Bernardo, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.

The chase started around 10:15 p.m. in San Marcos after the driver failed to yield to a traffic stop, a sheriff's watch commander said.

The suspect then fled south on I-15 in the HOV lane and crashed when the driver tried to exit, a sheriff's lieutenant said.

The driver apparently lost control, went down an embankment, possibly off the off-ramp and into the main lanes, he said.

The driver was transported to a local hospital for unknown injuries.

The two left lanes and the onramp to the southbound HOV lanes were blocked, according to the Caltrans camera. 

It was unknown at this time if alcohol was involved, according to the sheriff's department.

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