SKY2 was overhead as the driver, a half hour into the pursuit, made it to Boyle Heights, where he veered onto a dirt median and slammed into a divider, narrowly missing passing cars on a transition road.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
All southbound lanes of the 5 Freeway in Newhall were closed Friday night after diesel fuel spilled from a big rig.
Caltrans crews worked Wednesday to repair a bridge that was damaged by a grass and trash fire in a riverbed under the Santa Ana (5) Freeway in Commerce in the hopes of reopening the roadway.
All lanes of the southbound 5 Freeway were shut down Tuesday after a fire erupted beneath a freeway bridge, city officials reported.
Winds fanned the flames up a hill and toward a freeway guardrail, prompting the California Highway Patrol to order the lane closures on both sides of the freeway. Traffic was backed up for miles.
Deputies Monday sought the public’s help to locate the parents of a young boy who was found wandering near a freeway in Orange County.
Four other people were critically injured.
Officials Monday are on the scene of a traffic collision involving a semi truck and a vehicle.
Emergency personnel were called to the northbound lanes of the roadway near Penrose Street around 11 a.m.
A SigAlert was issued Wednesday morning after a big rig crash on the Interstate 5 in Santa Clarita.
All lanes of the Golden State (5) Freeway were reopened Wednesday after a crash involving an overturned big rig in East Los Angeles.
Officials said the three injured were adults who were all inside the car.
All but one of the southbound lanes of the Golden State (5) Freeway in Sun Valley were shut down early Friday morning after a FedEx truck crashed.
A pedestrian was fatally struck Monday on the northbound 5 Freeway in East Los Angeles, officials said.