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DUI chase ends in Northridge multi-car crash

A pursuit ended in a multi-car crash in Northridge when officers tried to stop an allegedly intoxicated driver on Friday, Dec. 10. 2010.

December 11, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A high-speed pursuit ended in a multi-vehicle crash in Northridge, injuring the suspect and seven other people.The trouble began at about 8 pm. Friday in Malibu when officers tried to stop a driver they believed was under the influence of drugs.

The suspect took off, and the chase eventually ended on the 17000 block of Nordhoff Street, when the suspect's vehicle slammed into two other cars.

According to police, the suspect was taken to a hospital in critical condition. Authorities said a husband and wife in a Mercedes suffered serious back and neck injuries and five others received minor injuries.