A woman and her two dogs are in custody after authorities said she stole an RV and led deputies on a high-speed chase in California.
Valley police chase
HAPPENING NOW: Suspect in RV leading police on chase through San Fernando Valley. https://abc7.la/2Was6xRPosted by ABC7 on Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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According to the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies began pursuing the vehicle, which had been stolen in Simi Valley, about 7 p.m. Tuesday in Santa Clarita when the driver failed to yield, authorities said. During the half-hour chase, the woman struck a palm tree and several vehicles – all while her dogs were in the RV, KCBS-TV reported.
News helicopters captured video of the incident – including the moment one dog jumped from the moving vehicle onto the street below.
>> Watch the clip here (WARNING: Viewer discretion advised.)
The suspect, whose name has not been released, was apprehended and treated for her injuries. Authorities plan to charge her with DUI, felony hit-and-run and felony evading, KABC reported.
Both of the suspect's dogs suffered injuries that weren't life-threatening, the California Highway Patrol said. They are at Animal Control, KCBS reported.
Pursuit of a female suspect in a stolen motor home ends in a crash in Tarzana. She was treated by paramedics in handcuffs and taken away in an ambulance. One of her dogs stayed with her and was taken by animal control. The latest on #KCAL9 10pm @CBSLA 11pm #CBSLA @KCBSKCALDesk pic.twitter.com/8PEPwllLxC— Rachel Kim (@CBSLARachel) May 22, 2019
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