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Car fleeing L.A. cops slams into SUV

October 19, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
A pursuit through the streets of South Los Angeles ended with a crash on Sunday, leaving five people in the hospital and the suspect behind bars.The chase started when police tried to stop the male suspect for running a red light at about 10:30 p.m.

Police said the man took off in a reportedly stolen car and wouldn't pull over.

The chase ended at East 43rd and San Pedro streets when the man allegedly crashed into an SUV carrying six people, three of whom were children.

Five people in the SUV were taken to nearby hospitals for treatment.

The suspect is behind bars with minor injuries and faces felony evading charges.

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