Azusa police pursue hit-and-run driver

AZUSA — A hit-and-run driver led police on a chase Tuesday before escaping on the 210 Freeway, authorities said.
An officer saw a new-model, white Chevrolet sedan crash into another vehicle and continue driving about 3:11 p.m. at Alameda Avenue and First Street, Azusa police Sgt. Xavier Torres said.
The officer tried to pull over the white sedan, but it continued, leading police on a chase onto the 210 Freeway, the sergeant said.
Officers chased as the car exited and re-entered the freeway several times, before they ultimately lost site of it on the eastbound 210 Freeway near the 57 Freeway, he said.
Police had the license plate number of the car and were continuing their investigation, Torres said.
The victim of the hit-and-run was not seriously hurt, officials said.

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