RIVERSIDE: Vehicle Pursuit Termination

Early Saturday morning October 27, 2018 Officers with the Riverside Police Department were in pursuit of a silver SUV. The pursuit was initiated around 1:25am after the driver of the SUV failed to yield. The short pursuit entered the eastbound 91 Freeway at Mission Inn and continued eastbound until the driver crashed and came to a stop facing wrong way in the center divider of the eastbound 91 Freeway just east of Spruce Street. The driver fled the crash on foot, running across the westbound lanes of the 91 Freeway. Two females, also in the SUV, remained inside the SUV and were quickly detained by Police. Officers set up a perimeter in the area of Russell and Mulberry Streets were the driver was located and taken into custody on Russell and Business Way without further incident. The reason for the pursuit is unclear. No further information was immediately available.