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Border Patrol Pursuit Crash on Westbound I-8 Near Pine Valley

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A law enforcement pursuit ended in a crash along westbound Interstate 8 near Pine Valley Tuesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials confirmed.

California Highway Patrol officers said the crash was called in just before 11 a.m. and involved an overturned vehicle and more than one person injured.

The vehicle being pursued did crash, according to US Border Patrol spokesperson Michael Scappechio.  He said the pursuit was reported at 10:45 a.m. 

He could not confirm the number of people in the vehicle involved in the pursuit.

Multiple air ambulances have been called for four patients suffering from major trauma, Cal Fire officials said. Additional ground ambulances were ordered.

The location given by Cal Fire officials is I-8 at Japatul Valley Road in Descanso. 

No other information was available.

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