Deputy hurt after Norwalk chase ends in crash

NORWALK, Calif. (KABC) -- A deputy was hospitalized in a crash that stemmed from a chase involving a suspected drunk driver in Norwalk on Friday.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department tweeted that Lakewood deputies assisted in the pursuit of a reckless drunk driver until the suspect crashed and abandoned the vehicle at Cheshire Street and Caulfield Avenue.

Officials said a deputy was injured after colliding with the suspect's vehicle. The deputy was taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition.

The suspect was taken into custody shortly after, sheriff's officials said.
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