San Jose: Pursuit of Suspect Ends in Crash

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    A San Jose police officer is recovering a day after they crashed into a palm tree while in pursuit of a suspect near San Jose State University.

    A San Jose police officer was injured when he crashed a patrol car into a tree on Saturday night.

    At about 8:15 p.m., the officer spotted a known parolee with an active arrest warrant for narcotics who was driving near South 11th and East Santa Clara streets, San Jose police Sgt Jason Dwyer said.

    The officer initiated a pursuit into the 100 block of South 11th Street, where the suspect pulled over and fled on foot, Dwyer said.

    Police Officer Recovering After Crash

    [BAY] Police Officer Recovering After Crash
    A San Jose police officer is recovering a day after they crashed into a palm tree while in pursuit of a suspect near San Jose State University.

    The police officer lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a palm tree during the chase, and the suspect got away, Dwyer said.

    The officer was taken to Regional Medical Center to be treated for a concussion and back pain, Dwyer said. He was later released.

    A house-to-house search for the suspect yielded no results, and an investigation into his whereabouts is ongoing.