1 seriously hurt in possible street racing crash in Pomona

A car seen mangled next to a tree following a possible street racing crash in Pomona late Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016.

A juvenile driver was hospitalized with serious injuries after two vehicles crashed in what police believe was a street racing incident in Pomona.

Pomona police responded to the collision near Garey and Lexington avenues shortly before 11 p.m. on Saturday.

Investigators said two vehicles were possibly racing when one lost control and slammed into a tree. The other car did not stop, police said, and the driver remained at large.

Responding officers found the driver suffering from severe wounds. He was airlifted to LAC+USC Medical Center to undergo emergency surgery, according to a press release from Pomona PD.

The department's major accident investigation team was investigating the crash.

Anyone with information about the crash was encouraged to call the Pomona Police Department's Traffic Services Bureau at 909-620-2081. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477).
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