(Update) 11:00 a.m. Saturday – The California Highway Patrol has released new information in the crash which injured three and shutdown a busy intersection Friday night.
CHP says the driver, Jacob Dreyer, 28, is now facing charges of felony evading, hit & run causing injuries and DUI.
He was booked into the San Luis Obispo county jail at 7 a.m. this morning after receiving treatment for injuries sustained in the crash.
CHP says it originally attempted to pull over the vehicle on Southbound 101 near the California Street exit for speeding.
No update on the conditions of the two passengers who were also injured and transported to the hospital.
(Update) 11:20 p.m. – The intersection at Los Osos Valley Road and Madonna Road has re-opened to traffic as debris from the crash has been removed from the roadway.
CHP is continuing the investigation.
(Original Story) 10:54 p.m. – Emergency crews are on scene of a car crash located on the corner of Madonna Road and Los Osos Valley Road in San Luis Obispo.
A California Highway Patrol officer attempted to make a traffic stop of a vehicle traffic southbound on Highway 101 Friday night near Madonna Road around 10 p.m.
The vehicle exited the freeway and appeared to be pulling over but then sped through the red light traveling at a high rate of speed southbound on Madonna Road, according to CHP.
Within a few minutes, CHP says the 2014 White Dodge Challenger clipped a truck at the intersection of Los Osos Valley Road and Madonna Road.
The driver of the Dodge Challenger lost control, crashing into a light pole and fled the scene. San Luis Obispo police caught the driver nearby, who was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries from the crash.
Two passengers in the car had to be extricated by San Luis Obispo Fire. They were also taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.
The intersection was closed while emergency crews were on scene. It is unclear what led to the initial traffic stop at this time.
The driver of the truck was not injured.