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High-speed chase ends with garage truck crash

November 30, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
A car theft suspect crashed into a garbage truck after leading officers on a high-speed chase.The pursuit began early Monday morning at Long Beach Boulevard and Southern Avenue in the city of South Gate.

Officers were following a report of a stolen car.

A couple of minutes later and less than two miles into the pursuit, the suspect crashed into a trash truck at the corner of California and Beechwood avenues in Lynwood.

The driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. His name was not released.

A white Toyota Camry which sustained significant front-end damage was towed away.