LAGUNA NIGUEL (CBSLA.com) — An Orange County Sheriff’s deputy cruiser crashed Wednesday into a motorist during a pursuit through streets of Orange County.
The pursuit started around 11:50 a.m. when officials attempted to make contact with a non-compliant parolee in a white Toyota 4Runner near the intersection of Lake Center and Boeing Lane in Lake Forest.READ MORE: Trio Of 55-Gallon Drums Found Leaking Motor Oil In Redlands Citrus Grove
During the chase, the cruiser was involved in an accident with a civilian vehicle near Alicia Parkway and Interstate 5 Freeway in Laguna Niguel. The deputy involved in the accident was transported to Mission Hospital with moderate injuries.READ MORE: LA Facing $550M Revenue Shortfall On Sharp Declines In Transient, Parking Occupancy Taxes
The condition of the civilian was unknown.MORE NEWS: Irv Cross, Former Rams Player And Broadcast Pioneer, Dies At 81
The pursuit came to end approximately three miles away around 12:30 p.m. near Kensington Drive and Niguel Road where the suspect was taken into custody.