DOWNEY - A 28-year-old Bellflower man is in custody today after being captured late Sunday night, following a pursuit that ended with an accident in La Mirada. | » POLICE NEWS
The suspect, identified as Colin Prouty, was booked on $75,000 bail on alleged charges of felony evasion, said Downey police Sgt. Maria Villegas.
Prouty is also suspected in the alleged theft of a stolen U-Haul, and he was spotted by officers Sunday at 10:01 p.m. at Firestone Boulevard and Patton Road.
The officers attempted to stop the U-Haul, but the driver allegedly refused to pull over, police said.
The pursuit ended at Imperial Highway and Valley View Boulevard in La Mirada, where the U-Haul crashed into another vehicle.
Prouty allegedly attempted to flee the scene, police said, but officers soon caught him and took him into custody.
The heavy-duty U-Haul truck slammed into a Chevrolet SUV, injuring its driver. The extent of the injuries were not immediately reported.