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Driver Runs Away During Attempted Traffic Stop

Published On: Apr 09 2014 05:45:02 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 09 2014 07:24:29 PM CDT
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SANTA MARIA, Calif. -

A California Highway Patrol officer was taken to the hospital to be treated for a minor injury following a foot pursuit on Sandalwood Drive near Driftwood Drive in Santa Maria just after 11 a.m.

CHP officers said the officer was trying to pull over a speeding Toyota Camry on Betteravia Road near Mahoney Road when the driver of the Camry took off. 

A car chase followed on Mahoney Road in the Tanglewood area. 

The driver got out of the car and ran. CHP officers are trying to identify the driver who got away.

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