Teen dead after police chase ends in crash in Vallejo
VALLEJO, Calif. - A 17-year-old has died after a chase involving California Highway Patrol officers ended in a crash in Vallejo early Friday morning, authorities said.
The crash happened around 12:37 a.m. near Tuolumne Street and North Camino Alto.
According to CHP, officers saw a red Chevrolet pickup traveling at a high rate of speed and tried to stop the vehicle.
The driver, a 17-year-old boy, failed to yield, which resulted in a brief pursuit, officers said.
The pursuit ended when the pickup truck crashed.
Officers said the teen was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and was ejected from the vehicle. He died as a result of his injuries.
A 16-year-old girl was a passenger in the vehicle and sustained minor injuries.