BPD: Pursuit ends with 1 dead, 5 injured



A driver who failed to yield to officers led them on a pursuit and crashed, killing himself and leaving five passengers injured, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.

Officers tried to stop him for vehicle code violations at 10:44 p.m. Friday in the area of Mt. Vernon and Gateway avenues. The driver lost control of the vehicle and overturned in the 10 block of Chester Avenue, BPD reported.