SAN FRANCISCO — Police say a woman was attacked and kidnapped Sunday in San Francisco but escaped before the suspects led police on a chase across the Bay Bridge that ended in a fiery, fatal crash.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the woman was forced into the car's trunk but was able to open it and escape.

San Francisco police Capt. Carl Fabbri says the woman was assaulted by a man and a woman about 3 p.m. Sunday in front of witnesses.

Police spotted the white vehicle and chased it into Emeryville.

Emeryville police Capt. Oliver Collins, says the driver lost control at an intersection, and the car slammed into a light pole and burst into flames.

The driver was pulled from the vehicle, but the passenger died.

The victim was in a San Francisco hospital.

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Information from: San Francisco Chronicle, https://www.sfchronicle.com/

SMART CELEBRATION

What: A festival for SMART’s first year of operation will feature live music, food trucks and more than 30 booths. The train will also be free to passengers all weekend.

Benefit: Sales of beer and wine at the party will go to Becoming Independent, a Santa Rosa nonprofit that assists people with disabilities.

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday

Where: Hamilton Station, Novato