Two SMPDs Injured in Pursuit
December 31, 2020
A police pursuit ended at 11th Street and Pico Blvd Saturday night 12/26/20, at about 9:30 PM.
The Santa Monica Police and Highway Patrol were searching for 2 suspects who fled the cash of their vehicle. An SMPD vehicle was also involved in the crash.
Two Santa Monica police officers suffered injuries in the crash. A go fund me page was set up to raise $15,000 for their recovery.
A tow truck was seen driving away from the intersection with the damaged police SUV. Local residents said the focus of the search was on several back yards in the vicinity of the crash at the intersection. News helicopters were, naturally, circling overhead.