4 SF police officers injured in crash following vehicle pursuit, authorities say

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Sunday, December 31, 2023
4 SFPD officers injured in crash following vehicle pursuit
Four San Francisco police officers are injured following a car crash, authorities said.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Four San Francisco police officers were injured after a crash during a police chase Friday night, according to authorities.

The crash happened just after 10:30 p.m. at 3rd St. and Cesar Chavez as officers tried to pull over a suspect in a wanted vehicle.

Police say the driver did not stop and that's when the pursuit started.

The chase came to an end when the vehicles crashed. Video from the scene showed the mangled patrol car and another vehicle flipped on its side.

Video in the media player above is from a previous update

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The SUV appears to be a government vehicle.

The four officers were taken to an area hospital, authorities said. Police said their conditions are considered not life-threatening.

The driver of the wanted vehicle was arrested.

Anyone with information is asked to contact SFPD at 415-575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411 and begin the message with SFPD.

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