Confused Chinese Tourists Lead Cops On a Car Chase, Didn’t Know They Had to Pull Over

A family of tourists from China inadvertently got themselves into a car chase with San Diego police officers after failing to recognize a signal and warning to pull over.

According to ABC10 News, the clueless family was breezing through the freeway in a Honda CR-V when they were chased down by the authorities on Interstate 8 in Mission Valley late Sunday evening.

The cops reportedly sounded their sirens with lights flashing to catch the driver’s attention. Instead of pulling over, the tourists continued driving. A brief chase ensued with the Honda momentarily stopping in the middle of the road before speeding away again.

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The car eventually pulled over on the shoulder near Mission Gorge Road after a few minutes of being chased. With their guns drawn, the cops surround the car as a confused female passenger came out. Two other passengers, a man and a young boy, also stepped out from the vehicle.

The officers later learned that it was all a misunderstanding as the tourists claimed they were not accustomed to cops pulling over cars with lights and sirens turned on.

After a brief lecture on road regulations, one of the officers even gave the boy a high five and an SDPD sticker. The family was sent off without citations.

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