Santa Barbara- S County

Driver Runs Away During Attempted Traffic Stop

Officer Injured In Foot Pursuit

SANTA MARIA, Calif. - A California Highway Patrol officer was taken to the hospital to be treated for a minor injury following a foot pursuit on Sandalwood Drive near Driftwood Drive in Santa Maria just after 11 a.m.

CHP officers said the officer was trying to pull over a speeding Toyota Camry on Betteravia Road near Mahoney Road when the driver of the Camry took off. 

A car chase followed on Mahoney Road in the Tanglewood area. 

The driver got out of the car and ran. CHP officers are trying to identify the driver who got away.

comments powered by Disqus

Top Local Stories