BALDWIN PARK (CBSLA) — Two people are in critical condition after leading police in a pursuit that ended in a horrendous crash in Baldwin Park Friday.
West Covina police were chasing a black Nissan Altima that crashed into a white Porsche at the intersection of Francisquito and Puente avenues in Baldwin Park at about 1 a.m. The officers had tried to stop the Altima for a traffic violation.READ MORE: San Bernardino Investigators Say Loma Linda Sexual Predator May Have More Underage Victims That Have Not Yet Come Forward
The impact of the crash sent the Altima into a wall, while the Porsche came to a rest in the driveway of a 76 gas station. The crash left debris scattered all over the street.READ MORE: Drone Video: Great White Sharks Off California's Coast Are More Common Than You Think
Police say the driver tried to run, but was promptly caught. He and two passengers were taken to a hospital, where the driver and a female passenger are in critical condition. A third passenger is in serious condition, while a fourth person in the car has been taken into custody.
Two women in the Porsche suffered minor injuries.MORE NEWS: 'Just Not Fair': Gascón Drops Bid For Death Penalty In Killing Of 10-Year-Old Anthony Avalos
The intersection was closed during the pursuit investigation, but has since reopened.