A man being pursued by law enforcement for allegedly driving under the influence died in a crash that injured two others, police said Saturday.
Just after 9 p.m. Friday, Hemet police officers deployed to help San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies with a vehicle pursuit that had entered the city, according to Sgt. Dan Reinbolt.
The driver they were trying to catch was in a white Hyundai Sonata heading south on Sanderson Avenue when he crashed into GMC pickup truck heading west on Esplanade Avenue, Reinbolt said.
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Three people, including the suspect, were injured and taken to a hospital.
The suspect, identified only as a 27-year-old from Hemet, later died from his injuries.
The two others who were also injured are in stable condition, Reinbolt said.