Murrieta Police Department officials have identified the hit-and-run suspect who led officers on a foot chase Sunday into Wildomar as 23-year-old Dylan Hatch.
Hatch is suspected of fleeing the scene of a crash that involved his white pickup truck and a red Mercedes.
The crash occurred shortly before 6 p.m. at Washington Ave. and Grizzly Ridge in Murrieta.
Hatch allegedly fled from the scene in his truck white pickup, heading northbound into Wildomar.
Police pursued Hatch until he crashed his truck and fled on foot into a rural area south of Clinton Keith Road.
A makeshift perimeter was set up along the border of Murrieta and Wildomar.
According to officials, the K-9 unit was called to the scene and, with assistance from Officer Shows and his bloodhound tracking dog Mady, Hatch was discovered hiding in a brushy ravine.
According to a statement released by Murrieta Police Department, Hatch had two misdemeanor warrants, was unlicensed and is suspected of driving under the influence.
Hatch was booked into Southwest Detention Center for felony DUI hit-and-run, felony evading a peace officer, driving without a license and his outstanding warrants.