San Francisco police chase ends with crash thought to kill 3

A police chase in San Francisco on Saturday night ended with a fiery crash that is believed to have killed three people, KPIX-TV reported.

The crash took place about 10 p.m. Saturday at Brannan and Ninth streets.

The incident started with a police chase at 5th and Bryant streets, police told KPIX ( A California Highway Patrol officer started to follow a car and the car immediately started racing through red lights.

Police said officers called off the pursuit, but the speeding car crashed into a taxi and burst into flames, the television station reported.

“The whole car burst into such intense flames — bang — nobody could survive,” witness Neal Taylor told KPIX.

KPIX and KGO-TV report that three people are believed dead.

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