Woman allegedly attempts to run over pedestrians in Fremont

FREMONT (KRON) — A woman was placed on a mental health hold after she allegedly attempted to run people over with her car in Fremont on Thursday, according to police.

Officers responded to the area of Fremont Boulevard and Sundale Drive on reports of a woman driving erratically, and shouting at herself and others.

Witnesses told police the woman allegedly attempted to hit several people in a crosswalk.

Officers were able to locate the vehicle near State Street before attempting to conduct a traffic stop.

Police then engaged in a pursuit with the driver.

The pursuit ended a short time later after officers followed the vehicle to Thornton Junior High School and the driver surrendered.

Bay City News Service contributed to this report

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