Driver Killed in Crash in La Mesa After Fleeing From Police

LA MESA (KUSI) – A motorist was killed early Monday morning in a crash into a tree in La Mesa during a brief police pursuit.

The crash was reported around 1 a.m. in the 7200 block of Parkway Drive, just north of Interstate 8, according to La Mesa police.

Officers tried to pull the driver over, but the Nissan driver continued westbound on Parkway Drive before slamming into a palm tree about two minutes later, the news station reported.

No details about the driver were immediately available.

Categories: Traffic & Accidents