The vehicle burst into flames and set off a small brush fire, the Los Angeles County Fire Department and California Highway Patrol report.
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck says there were “issues with supervision at the scene” where three police officers fatally shot an unarmed man following a high-speed chase last year.
Now, the new car can tattle on any valet who doesn’t take a slow, direct route to a parking space.
The Dec. 13 shooting followed a nearly hour-long nighttime pursuit for allegedly reckless driving that ended when the Corvette hit a car in an intersection, seriously injuring the other driver, and then spun onto a downtown sidewalk.
The family of a disabled veteran who was fatally shot by police following a high-speed pursuit last week announced Friday the filing of a $20 million lawsuit.
The family of the Corvette driver shot and killed following a high-speed chase with law enforcement last week said they will file a claim against the Los Angeles Police Department for $20 million in damages.
Family members claim LAPD officers did not need to open fire on Brian Beaird, a disabled veteran who was killed Friday after leading police on a high-speed pursuit. Police Chief Charlie Beck spoke about the investigation Monday and insisted events that night may have appeared more threatening from an officer’s perspective.
The brother of the Corvette driver who was shot and killed by police following a high-speed chase Friday is speaking out.
Authorities have identified the man they say was fatally shot by police on Friday night after he led several law enforcement agencies on an hour-long chase.
A Newport Beach couple has reason to celebrate after winning a bid on eBay for a brand new 1989 corvette in mint condition for just over $39,000.
A driver is in critical condition after crashing and overturning his Corvette in Aguanga Sunday morning, a fire department spokeswoman said.