LOS ANGELES — A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run after authorities said he drove through a crowded weekend street carnival while being pursued by police in South Los Angeles, injuring six people.
Steven Weems, a resident of Mississippi, was arrested late Saturday, hours after the Porsche Cayenne crashed through a cement rail and into the carnival. It wasn’t known Monday if Weems has an attorney who could speak on his behalf.
Police said officers were trying to pull the Porsche over when it veered through the barrier.
Six people between 30 and 50 years old were…