POMONA (CBSLA) – A suspect who lead authorities on a short chase was finally arrested in Pomona after crashing his car and then engaging police in a three-hour standoff early Monday morning.
The pursuit began at 9:15 p.m. Sunday when Pomona police officers attempted to pull over a car which had committed a traffic violation.READ MORE: 1 Killed, Another Injured In Glassell Park Shooting; Authorities Searching For Suspect
After a short chase, the driver crashed at White Avenue and 3rd Street in Pomona.READ MORE: 3 Pop-Up Vaccination Sites To Open In Northeast San Fernando Valley
The suspect refused to surrender, forcing police to call in crisis negotiators.
After a more than three-hour standoff the suspect finally surrendered after midnight. The occupants of the car which was struck by the suspect were not seriously hurt.MORE NEWS: Driver Identified In Bizarre Pursuit Involving BMW Doing Donuts, Hitting Pedestrian
It’s unclear exactly what prompted the initial pursuit. The suspect was not identified.