WEST COVINA, Calif. - A pursuit turned deadly after the suspect collided into another vehicle killing two people and injuring a child.
West Covina Police received information of a carjacking that happened around 1 a.m. Saturday in the city. The suspect’s vehicle, a 2010 Jeep Patriot was soon located by police near the intersection of Durness and Sandy Hook streets.
Officers attempted to pull the vehicle over but the suspect failed to stop and officers gave chase.
According to police the suspect vehicle fled northbound on Glendora Avenue and as it began crossing Cameron Avenue it collided into a vehicle in the intersection.
The impact of the collision caused two adults to be ejected, killing them both on scene.
A 13-year-old boy in the victim’s vehicle was injured and taken to the hospital. The suspect was also injured and taken to the hospital.
The names of the victims or suspect have not yet been released; but it appears the two victims were the child’s parents.