WEIMAR (CBS13) – A chase ended in a fiery crash in Placer County Tuesday morning.

The incident started after a vehicle was reported stolen out of Rocklin. The vehicle, a work truck, was then spotted by authorities in the Auburn/Colfax area a little before 8:30 a.m.

The chase ended when the truck crashed into a tree near Weimar Cross and Placer Hills roads, south of Colfax and east of Weimar. The truck burst into flames after the crash.

According to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, the suspect ran from the crash but was taken into custody with the help of K9 Ronin.

The suspect, whose name has not been released, is first being taken to the hospital before being booked into Placer County Jail.


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