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Hollywood pursuit ends in violent crash

Authorities are seen at the intersection of Franklin and Cahuenga in Hollywood where a brief pursuit came to a crash ending on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012.

October 12, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A brief pursuit of a reckless driver ended in a crash that left one woman trapped in a car in Hollywood Friday night.

The pursuit started at Cahuenga Boulevard and Yucca Street around 10:13 p.m. LAPD officers were in pursuit of a black sedan when it ran a red light and collided with a Cadillac Escalade at the intersection of Franklin Avenue and Cahuenga Boulevard. It was earlier reported that a total of three cars collided, but only the SUV was involved.

Officers reportedly arrested three men who were in the sedan. Firefighters used the Jaws of Life to rescue a badly injured woman who was trapped in the sedan. The driver of the SUV was also taken to the hospital.