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: Driver Suspected Of Intentionally Running Over 2 People, Killing Woman, In Modesto
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: Sacramento SPCA Celebrating Opening Of New Animal Hospital
A female juvenile passenger was also in the car. She was uninjured and has been detained, police say.MORE NEWS: Call Kurtis: Lincoln Couple Fined $350 For Car They Sold 5 Years Ago
The incident remains under investigation.