STOCKTON (CBS13) — A driver has been taken to the hospital after a short stolen car chase in Stockton that ended in a crash early Friday morning.

Stockton police say, a little after 12:30 a.m., officers tried to pull over a stolen car near El Dorado and Fremont streets.

The driver would not yield, however, and instead led officers on a two-minute chase.

Officers say the suspect eventually crashed into a tree near El Dorado and E. Stadium streets.

The driver had to be taken to the hospital in critical condition, police say. A passenger who was also in the car was not hurt.

Police were continuing to investigate the crash through the morning.