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: 'Never Been So Excited': Nonprofit Gets Unexpected Help As Storm Threatens Shelter
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: Updates: Strong Winds And Rain Moving Across Sacramento Region
A female juvenile passenger was also in the car. She was uninjured and has been detained, police say.MORE NEWS: Two New Sandbag Locations Opened In Sacramento
The incident remains under investigation.