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1 injured in fiery collision following chase near Pala


Last updated 2/1/2018 at 1:05am

UPDATE: Thursday, Feb. 1, 12:30 a.m.

Both sides of State Route 76 near Pala had reopened shortly after 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, ending a closure that began earlier in the afternoon when a motorist, trying to evade deputies, crashed into a transit bus.

Authorities began chasing the driver, believed to be the subject of an arrest warrant, about 4:15 p.m. That driver crashed about two minutes later near where the 76 meets Pala Mission Road.

He was taken to the hospital following the incident but it wasn't clear how severely he was injured Wednesday night.

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