Driver fleeing from police crashes stolen car

Lincoln Park crash

SAN DIEGO — A man driving a stolen car was arrested after crashing into a tree in Lincoln Park early Thursday morning.

Officers tried to pull the speeding driver over on the freeway and a chase ensued.

The 31-year-old man eventually crashed into a tree on Imperial Avenue. He tried running away, but was apprehended by police.

The man was transported to the hospital, but later released into custody.