A transient stole a San Gabriel Fireplace Division ambulance on Sunday, Dec. 31, and led police on a crash-filled pursuit that injured 5 individuals earlier than he was arrested, the San Gabriel Police Division mentioned.
The person, who’s in his late 40s, stole the ambulance about 3:25 p.m. whereas it was on a name within the 700 block of Sundown Avenue, a police information launch mentioned. Nobody was within the ambulance.
Police discovered the ambulance and gave chase. The motive force struck a number of different autos, leading to minor accidents to 5 individuals. Three had been hospitalized. The pursuit ended within the 2800 block of Canterbury Highway in San Marino and the motive force was arrested on suspicion of grand theft auto and felony evading.
The motive force suffered minor accidents as nicely and was hospitalized. No law enforcement officials had been reported injured.
The ambulance was broken and brought out of service.