A Brea Police
cruiser was in need of a little body work last night after colliding with another car at the intersection of Lambert and the 57 freeway. The accident was the result of a pursuit which began in Corona
around 6 p.m. Cops there were hot on the trail of a suspected motorcycle thief, 35-year-old Aaron Lindwedel,
who was headed west on the 91 freeway
.Read more and check out a photo of the crash after the jump.
"We got information from a Riverside
PD helicopter saying they found a LoJack
hit on a stolen vehicle," said Corona
Police Lt. Shawn Dredla
adding that her officers pursued the cyclist as far as Weir Canyon Rd.
The suspect then made his way north near the intersection of Bastanchury Rd. and Valley View Ave.
where the Register reports Brea PD picked up the chase
. The suspect was eventually apprehended, but not before a K-9 cruiser collided with another vehicle.
According to the Register,
the officer, and two occupants of the other vehicle were taken to the
hospital but no serious injuries were reported. The officer's dog was
taken to a veterinarian but has since been returned to its handler's