COMPTON (CBSLA.com) — Sheriffs deputies in Compton on Friday took a hit-and-run suspect into custody after a brief chase.
The driver hit a pedestrian at Alondra and Holly, near Thompson, authorities said, and then fled.READ MORE: Flurry Of Small Earthquakes Hit Grapevine Region
The accident occurred around 8:30 p.m., officials said.
The motorist in a gray Honda Prelude reportedly hit someone pushing a cart, possibly a homeless person.
Stu Mundel, reporting in Sky9, said the driver sped off.
A brief chase ended at Bradfield and Compton Boulevard when the driver tried to flee on foot, Mundel reported.READ MORE: Water Main Break Floods Cahuenga Blvd. In Hollywood Hills
The driver and a passenger have been taken into custody.
The pedestrian was transported to a hospital in unknown condition.
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