Ventura, CA – Lengthy Police Pursuit Ends in Traffic Accident along Fir Street and Thompson Boulevard
Ventura, CA (August 1, 2018) – A local news source reported that a lengthy police pursuit ended in a traffic accident that took place in the vicinity of Fir Street and Thompson Boulevard. The incident began sometime in the morning on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. At this time, no detailed information concerning the identities of the suspect and the police officers involved in the crash has been revealed.
Based on initial reports, California Highway Patrol officers on-duty at the time had begun pursuit of a stolen vehicle for a length of 20 miles in the Ventura area. As the chase drew closer to the Fir and Thompson, one of the CHP officers executed a PIT maneuver and forced the vehicle to slide off the main road at a decreased speed. As a result of the action taken, the cruiser was pinned beneath the stolen vehicle.
Sometime after the incident, police officers arrested the suspect.
Officials have not specified if anyone sustained injuries during the crash.
At this time, the investigation into the collision is ongoing. As more evidence continues to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
Police Pursuit and Traffic Accident in Ventura County
As shown in the report, the suspect was accused of operating a stolen vehicle and had clearly attempted to flee law enforcement, an act that can ultimately result in severe criminal punishment. Nevertheless, additional circumstances surrounding this accident at Fir Street and Thompson Boulevard remain unknown.
As the investigation continues, officials will consider if drugs or alcohol played any role in the events leading up to the incident.
Non-guilty injured victims involved in an accident of this nature can potentially file a personal injury lawsuit against the guilty party and, ultimately, receive compensation for a variety of issues ranging from medical bills to vehicle insurance.
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