SAN FRANCISCO - One person is dead and another is injured Saturday after San Francisco police officers tried to pull over a vehicle that was wanted in connection to an armed robbery and multiple auto burglaries, the San Francisco Police Department announced in a press release.
The vehicle carrying the two suspects crashed into a "fixed object" near the Paul Street off ramp by San Bruno Ave and Mansell Street around 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon.
"Officers were preparing to stop the vehicle, but the vehicle fled from officers before a traffic stop could be initiated. Officers pursued the fleeing suspects, and the pursuit continued onto the highway," SFPD said in a statement.
SFPD officers and paramedics with the SF Fire Department rendered aid, but one of the suspects died at the scene. The other suspect was transported to a nearby hospital.
No other injuries were reported.
The collision is being investigated by the California Highway Patrol, SFPD said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the SFPD at 415-575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411 and begin the message with SFPD, you may remain anonymous.