Driver Arrested After Midnight Police Pursuit in Muscoy
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An Apple Valley man was arrested Wednesday morning after he fled a traffic stop and initiated a police pursuit. Officials say 44-year-old Patrick Hughes made a lefthand turn at an intersection in Muscoy without using his turn signal. A deputy attempted to stop him around 12:50 a.m, but Hughes fled. Police say he was going over 60 MPH and that he ran two stop signs and hit a parked car.

Hughes lost control of his vehicle on Kern Street, crashing into a wall in front of a home. He then fled from officers on foot. Officers arrested him at the intersection of Bronson Street and Ogden Street. The investigation revealed Hughes was in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. He also had a felony warrant out for burglary charges. He was arrested for evading a peace officer and taken to Central Detention Center in San Bernardino.

“This crash is one of several that have occurred in recent days following police pursuits. Our thoughts and prayers are with the officers who are putting their lives on the line in these dangerous car chases,” said Attorney Walter Clark, founder of Walter Clark Legal Group

Our firm has been handling personal injury cases throughout the California Low Desert and High Desert communities for over 30 years. With a 95% success rate, the California personal injury attorneys at Walter Clark Legal Group will fight to hold those responsible for your loss accountable and win compensation to cover medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If you have been injured in an auto accident and want to discuss your legal options, contact us today at (760) 777-7777 for a free consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer. We have offices in Indio, Rancho Mirage, Victorville, and Yucca Valley and represent clients through the entire California Low Desert and High Desert communities.

DISCLAIMER: The Walter Clark Legal Group blog is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended as legal or medical advice. References to laws are based on general legal practices and vary by location. Information reported comes from secondary news sources. We do handle these types of cases, but whether or not the individuals and/or loved ones involved in these accidents choose to be represented by a law firm is a personal choice we respect. Should you find any of the information incorrect, we welcome you to contact us with corrections.

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