LOS ANGELES — A woman and her two dogs are in custody after authorities said she stole an RV and led deputies on a high-speed chase in California.
According to the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies began pursuing the vehicle, which had been stolen in Simi Valley, about 7 p.m. Tuesday in Santa Clarita when the driver failed to yield, authorities said. During the half-hour chase, the woman struck a palm tree and several vehicles – all while her dogs were in the RV, KCBS-TV reported.
News helicopters captured video of the incident – including the moment one dog jumped from the moving vehicle onto the street below.
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The suspect, whose name has not been released, was apprehended and treated for her injuries. Authorities plan to charge her with DUI, felony hit-and-run and felony evading, KABC reported.
Both of the suspect's dogs suffered injuries that weren't life-threatening, the California Highway Patrol said. They are at Animal Control, KCBS reported.
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