High Speed Cop Chase Ends With Car Slamming Into Tulare Home

A pursuit that began after a driver sped through a red light ended in a crash Wednesday morning.

California Highway Patrol officers chased a person driving a blue Volvo after the driver ran a red light. The driver smashed into a home on Ash Avenue and Amber Street in Tulare, CHP said.

The crash triggered a small fire and also caused a small gas line to break. Neighbors were evacuated from their homes.{}

Firefighters were able to knock down the fire.

Police arrested the driver on near East Bardsley Avenue after he got out of the car and ran through a back yard, officers said.