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High-Speed Televised Pursuit Ends with Arrest in West L.A.

Highway Pursuit on Southern California Freeway Freeway chase Ends in West LA 1993 Nissan blue pathfinder

Police in Los Angeles have safely ended a high-speed pursuit of an allegedly stolen 1993 Nissan blue pathfinder.

Highway Pursuit on Southern California Freeway Freeway chase Ends in West LA 1993 Nissan blue pathfinder

Speeds reached 85 mph during the chase. The driver was on his own in the car. He was apprehended without resistance after he pulled over. The California Highway Patrol had taken over the chase from the LAPD.

Highway Pursuit on Southern California Freeway Freeway chase Ends in West LA 1993 Nissan blue pathfinder

They chase ended the 405 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley, it began at Van Nuys and Magnolia Boulevards in the Valley Glen neighborhood of L.A.:


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The chase began just after 10:00 a.m. local time, at around 10:40 a.m. the man appeared to throw something out of the car.

Highway Pursuit on Southern California Freeway Freeway chase Ends in West LA 1993 Nissan blue pathfinder

Law enforcement’s pursuit of the man lasted around 30 minutes, during which time the suspect ignored stop signs and traffic lights.

Highway Pursuit on Southern California Freeway Freeway chase Ends in West LA 1993 Nissan blue pathfinder

According to NBC Los Angeles:

At 10:43 a.m., the driver took the Olympic/Pico exit. At the end of the off-ramp at the intersection of Sawtelle Boulevard and Tennessee Avenue, a CHP officer performed a PIT maneuver, spinning the SUV around.

Highway Pursuit on Southern California Freeway Freeway chase Ends in West LA 1993 Nissan blue pathfinder

Highway Pursuit on Southern California Freeway Freeway chase Ends in West LA 1993 Nissan blue pathfinder

The driver appeared to go peacefully and was taken into custody. A search of the car revealed the driver was acting alone.

Highway Pursuit on Southern California Freeway Freeway chase Ends in West LA 1993 Nissan blue pathfinder

Highway Pursuit on Southern California Freeway Freeway chase Ends in West LA 1993 Nissan blue pathfinder

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