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Pursuit of DUI suspect ends in Hollywood crash

Police investigate after a short pursuit ends in an accident in Hollywood on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012.
November 8, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
A short pursuit of a suspected drunk driver ended in a crash in Hollywood that injured two others on Thursday.

Authorities attempted to pull the driver over just after 4 p.m. at Hollywood Boulervard and El Centro Avenue. After police tried to approach the driver, suspect took off and led police on a brief pursuit on the 101 Freeway. The driver exited on Sunset Boulevard and crashed at the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Normandie Avenue, slamming into two cars and injuring the drivers.

The two injured drivers received minor injuries, though it was unclear if either of them went to the hospital.

The suspected drunk driver was not hurt but was taken into custody and could face a number of possible charges.

Sunset Boulevard was shut down in both directions due to the investigation.


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