Police officer hurt in crash after trying to pull over speeding driver in La Habra

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

LA HABRA, Calif. (KABC) — A police officer who tried to pull over a speeding driver collided with a separate vehicle at a La Habra intersection.

The incident unfolded around 10:30 p.m. Friday when the officer noticed a driver going at excessive speeds in the area of Harbor and Whittier, according to the La Habra Police Department.

The driver did not stop and a “vehicle pursuit” followed. The officer in a patrol car eventually crashed with a truck that was not involved at the intersection of Lambert Road and Cypress Street.

Both the officer and the truck driver were taken to the hospital. The driver that was being followed before the crash managed to get away.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.