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Car thief slams into pole during LA pursuit

Officers are seen investigating the scene of a crash after an alleged car thief slammed head-on into a pole on Sherman Way in Winnetka while evading police on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013.

February 2, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
An alleged car thief was injured after slamming head-on into a pole while evading police during a short pursuit in Winnetka.

The accident occurred on Sherman Way around 11 a.m. Saturday.

The driver jumped out of the stolen truck and was injured. The vehicle continued rolling down the street and hit a pole before crashing into a parking lot.

No officers were hurt during the chase.