A stolen SUV has crashed following a short pursuit by Bakersfield police.The police chase for a stolen vehicle raced down White Lane and onto Highway 99. 30-year-old Dawne Avalos suffered minor injuries when she ran off the freeway and crashed through a fence just past noon Tuesday. Court records show Avalos had just pleaded no contest to auto theft and burglary two weeks ago. There had been two police chases that ended in fatal crashes within the past week, in all three the cops stopped chasing prior to the crashes.

Sean Michael Lisle