STOCKTON (CBS13) – A teenager has died after he led police on a stolen-vehicle pursuit in Stockton overnight.
Around 12:41 a.m., Stockton Police Department officers spotted a stolen vehicle in the area of El Dorado and Fremont streets and tried to make a traffic stop. The driver refused, leading police on a two-minute-long pursuit, according to a Stockton Police Department statement.READ MORE: Turlock Man Accused Of Trying To Burn Home Twice Arrested On Arson Charges
The chase ended when the driver, a 14-year-old male, hit a tree along El Dorado Street at E. Stadium Street. He was taken to a local hospital to be treated for life-threatening injuries. He was later pronounced dead.READ MORE: Monster Jam Set To Be One Of The 1st Full Capacity Events At Golden 1 Center Since Pandemic
A female juvenile passenger was also in the car. She was uninjured and has been detained, police say.MORE NEWS: House Of Oliver Restaurant Worker Dies From Her Injuries After Shooting; Suspect Identified
The incident remains under investigation.