Driver taken to hospital after short police pursuit in Santa Maria

SANTA MARIA, Calif. - One person was taken to the hospital Saturday night after a short police chase in Santa Maria.

According to the Santa Maria Police Department, officers attempted to stop a suspected DUI driver.

The driver fled police and eventually crashed into a high curb. The driver suffered moderate injuries and was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

The crash and possible DUI is under investigation.

Anyone with information about the chase and crash is asked to contact the Santa Maria Police Department at (805) 928-3781.

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