BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - On Tuesday around 9:45 p.m. Officer Marc Aguilera of the Bakersfield Police Department attempted to stop a vehicle for vehicle code violations in the area of P Street and Brundage Lane.
The 17-year-old male driver of the vehicle failed to pull over, and he led Officer Aguilera on a short pursuit that ended in the 1000 block of 4th Street where the driver collided with a tree.
The driver, along with a 14-year-old and 17-year-old who were passengers in the car, were all transported to a local hospital with moderate injuries.
A search of the vehicle revealed two ounces of marijuana and $4,000 in cash, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.
The driver was arrested for evading a peace officer and possession of marijuana for sales. He was released to the custody of his father at the hospital.
The 14-year-old female passenger was arrested for an outstanding warrant and booked into juvenile hall after she was medically cleared from the hospital.
The 17-year-old male passenger was released to his parents while still at the hospital.
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