Teen Dead in Police Pursuit Crash on North Camino Alto

VALLEJO, CA (August 24, 2022) – Friday, a 17-year-old boy died, and a 16-year-old girl sustained injuries after a crash on Tuolumne Street.

The accident took place on August 5th, at around 12:37 a.m., near the intersection of Tuolumne Street and North Camino Alto.

According to reports, the 17-year-old boy was driving a red Chevrolet pickup at a high rate of speed. Police spotted the speeding Chevrolet and tried to pull it over. The boy instead fled and led the police on a short pursuit before the pickup truck crashed. The boy was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident and was ejected from the vehicle.

Emergency personnel was dispatched to the site of the incident shortly after. Medics pronounced the 17-year-old dead at the scene, due to the extent of his injuries. Meanwhile, the 16-year-old girl passenger suffered minor injuries.

The team at Sweet James sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of the deceased victim. May you find comfort and strength during this time.

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