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Four injured as woman in stolen truck flees deputies, crashes into several cars

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Four people were injured Thursday after a woman driving a stolen truck led Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies on a short pursuit and crashed into several cars, authorities said.

About 4:40 p.m., deputies on patrol spotted a stolen pickup in Lakewood and tried to stop the driver. The driver, who was not named, refused to stop and blew through a red light at Clark and South streets, authorities said.

The pickup then collided with another vehicle, rolled over and struck five other cars.

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Two people, along with the woman driving the stolen truck and her male passenger, were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No deputies were injured.

alene.tchekmedyian@latimes.com

Twitter: @AleneTchek


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