STOCKTON (CBS13) — A motorcycle rider who originally got away from officers after a chase in Stockton was later involved in a crash and is now in critical condition, police say.
The incident happened Wednesday afternoon. Stockton police say officers initially tried to pull over a motorcyclist near Pershing Avenue and Lincoln Road for a traffic violation, but the rider kept on going.READ MORE: Independent Study Program Overwhelmed As Sacramento City Unified Extends Vaccine Mandate Deadline
A short chase ensued that was quickly called off for safety reasons, police say.READ MORE: Sacramento Man Indicted, Accused Of Plotting To Kill Or Kidnap President Biden, VP Harris
However, a short time later, police say that same motorcyclist was involved in a crash involving another vehicle along the 2700 block of West Benjamin Holt Drive. The motorcyclist suffered critical injuries and had to be rushed to the hospital, police say.
No other injuries were reported.MORE NEWS: Foresthill Bridge Reopened After Hazmat Incident, Deputy Hospitalized
The name of the motorcyclist has not been released at this point.