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Man arrested after stealing dump truck

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POSTED May 21, 2015 9:09 p.m.

COLMA (AP) — Authorities say two people in the San Francisco Bay Area were injured when a man in a stolen dump truck crashed into a minivan.

KNTV reports Thursday that a Colma police officer attempted to talk to the man in the Mack truck early Thursday but the suspect tried to run over the officer. The officer was not injured.

The suspect drove away and a chase ensued through two cities south of San Francisco. The driver then struck a minivan carrying a three people. Two were injured and taken to San Francisco General Hospital. Their conditions were not immediately available Thursday.

The driver ran away but was later arrested. His name and age were not released.

After the early-morning crash, diesel spilled out onto the street, which was closed briefly during the cleanup.

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