Police: Teen High on Pot, Rx Drugs Leads Officers on Chase in South San Francisco

The brief pursuit ended when the teenage driver crashed into some landscaping, police said.

By Bay City News Service: 

Police in South San Francisco arrested a teenage boy after a short car pursuit early Tuesday morning.

At about 1:15 a.m. Tuesday, officers spotted a car moving recklessly on Westborough Boulevard, near Gellert Boulevard, police said.

After the car hit a curb, police attempted to conduct a traffic stop, but the car fled onto the northbound Interstate Highway 280 on-ramp, according to police.

The car crashed into some landscaping along the side of the road and was disabled, police said.

Police said a 16-year-old boy was arrested. Investigators learned the boy was under the influence of prescription medication and marijuana at the time of the incident.

The boy was also unlicensed and on probation. He was booked into a juvenile detention facility.

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