Pursuit Suspect Slams into Venice Restaurant
VENICE, Calif. (KTLA) — A police pursuit came to a dramatic end in Venice when the suspect hit a bicyclist before slamming into a restaurant.
The chase ended at Lincoln Boulevard and Vernon Avenue. The suspect lost control, hitting a bicyclist and then plowing into Wurstkuche restaurant.
The suspect, the bicyclist and three others were hospitalized. None of the injuries were believed to be life-threatening.
Police said the suspect is facing charges of felony hit and run and felony evading.
The restaurant was shut down due to structural damage. Lincoln Boulevard was closed for a time near Vernon for the investigation.