News: Police chase ends in crash near Encanto Elementary School

SAN DIEGO CO., CA – A driver was taken into custody following a police chase and resulting crash in Encanto early this morning.

According to KGTV, the pursuit ensued in the Paradise Hills neighborhood at about 12:15 a.m. when officers attempted to stop a black Lexus and the vehicle drove off.

The chase lasted for several minutes before the Lexus struck a spike strip on 65th Street and rolled for several blocks. The vehicle came to rest after crashing into a parked truck, electrical box, and a wall.

Officers located and arrested the suspect a short time later. It is unclear what charges they will face at this time.

No one was reportedly injured in the crash.

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