By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy slammed into a traffic pole in East L.A. while possibly responding to a pursuit Wednesday morning.

Nov. 10, 2021. (CBSLA)

The crash occurred at Mednik Avenue and 3rd Street sometime before 10:35 a.m.

The condition of the deputy was not immediately confirmed.

The sheriff’s department told CBSLA that the deputy may have been responding to a pursuit at the time. The suspects involved in the pursuit abandoned their vehicle and remained at large.

The details of the pursuit were not immediately confirmed.