LA Teen Fights Knife-Wielding Carjacker

A man in hospitalized in critical condition after car jacking a 19 year old woman in Pomona.

34 year old Jesus Mercado forced his way into her BMW sedan held a large knife to her chest and forced her to drive at speeds over 100 miles per hour. The victim, who wishes to remain anonymous, ultimately crashed her car into a tree and Mercado was ejected.

The woman was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Mercado was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, kidnapping, and carjacking.

The struggle began when the woman noticed a disabled vehicle and pulled over to help Mercado near South Garey Avenue and 60 freeway.

Read more at CBS News Los Angeles

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