Woman Hurt in Watsonville Crash on Freedom Boulevard Wednesday afternoon
Watsonville, California (September 12, 2019) – According to a police report, a woman was injured when a police pursuit ended in a crash in Watsonville Wednesday afternoon.
The wreck happened Wednesday, September 11 on Freedom Boulevard.
As per the police report, a man was driving an Acura sedan erratically on Freedom Boulevard when the authorities attempted to pull him over. The man did not stop and fled from the police.
The authorities initiated a chase but then ended it due to the man’s dangerous driving. The suspect continued with the reckless driving and collided head-on with a Honda Civic shortly after. A third vehicle then slammed into the Honda.
The woman driving the Honda sustained injuries as a result of the crash. The extent of the patient’s injuries was not immediately known.
The driver of the Acura attempted to flee the scene but was later found and arrested. He was hospitalized with minor injuries.
Freedom Boulevard was shut down in both directions as the investigation and cleanup took place.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing.