An Inglewood man who struck and injured a scooter rider while leading police on a nearly three-hour chase from Culver City to San Diego County has been sentenced to three years in state prison, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Friday.

Karl Flores, 35, struck the scooter rider in the Playa del Rey area during the Jan. 3, 2019, chase, said Deputy District Attorney Eva Stodel.

The victim suffered a broken ankle and other injuries, according to the District Attorney’s Office.

Flores, who was behind the wheel of a red Honda Civic, took off when Culver City police tried to pull him over for vehicle code violations, and officers tried four PIT maneuvers in an effort to end the lengthy chase.

He eventually made his way down the southbound San Diego (405) Freeway, driving through Orange County and into San Diego County near Oceanside, where the car pulled to a stop alongside Interstate 5 and he h was eventually arrested after a standoff.

Flores was sentenced Thursday in connection with his no contest plea last December to one felony count of fleeing a pursuing peace officer’s motor vehicle causing serious bodily injury, according to Stodel.

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