By: The Associated Press, latimes.com
An American man was arrested after running over several people with a truck in a chaotic chase to the San Ysidro border crossing, police in Tijuana said.
A statement Monday night said that the man threatened a person with a knife on a Tijuana boulevard about a mile from the U.S.-Mexico crossing and then fled in a pickup truck when officers intervened. During the chase, the man struck five people, 14 vendor stalls and 17 vehicles, authorities said.
The truck stopped a short distance from the U.S. border, where bystanders set upon the driver and a female passenger. They were dragged from the vehicle and beaten while others pounded on the truck with rods and rocks, according to police reports.