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2 LAPD officers hurt in downtown car chase

A wrecked LAPD cruiser sits idle near 7th and San Pedro streets in downtown Los Angeles after a car chase that ended in a crash Sunday, June 24, 2012.

June 24, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Two LAPD officers were hurt in a pursuit crash Sunday at 7th and San Pedro streets in downtown Los Angeles.

The condition of the officers was not immediately known.

Officials say the incident started as a pursuit, but didn't last long and ended in a crash.

According to witnesses at the scene, the suspect or suspects hit the officers with their car, then drove off. However, they were arrested a short time later just a few blocks away.

They also said the suspect car was traveling at high speeds for the area, about 70 to 80 miles per hour.