Bel Air

Police Cruiser Flips Over During Pursuit

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Two Beverly Hills police officers were injured Saturday when their patrol car overturned in Bel Air while they were helping pursue a stolen vehicle, authorities said.

It happened at 2:24 a.m. on Sunset Boulevard, according to a Beverly
Hills Police Department news release.  

Beverly Hills police said the cruiser was chasing the alleged stolen vehicle when the car flipped over. It is unknown what made the car flip over. The accident happened on the corner of Sunset Blvd and Westwood Plaza near the border of Westwood and Bel Air, according to authorities.

Sunset Boulevard was shut down between Bentley Avenue and Westwood
Plaza Drive during the accident investigation.

Police said another police car continued to pursue the alleged stolen car until cornering the car near Sunset Blvd and the 405. The person driving the stolen car ran out.

Police said they are still searching for the driver of the car.

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