LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The CHP chased a reckless driving suspect into Fort Tejon Wednesday night.
The suspect was also wanted for speeding, authorities said.READ MORE: LAPD Officers Shoot Person Suspected In Reported Assault In Pico-Union
The chase started in West Covina and continued on the 5 Freeway into Fort Tejon in Kern County, where it ended sometime before midnight.
The plate was reportedly registered to a rented black 2017 Mercedes out of Florida.READ MORE: Newsom: California Employees, Healthcare Workers Must Show Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination Or Test Weekly
There are also three occupants in the vehicle.
At one point during the pursuit, the driver turned off his or her lights.MORE NEWS: Woman Killed, Man Injured In Huntington Beach Hit-And-Run; Suspect Arrested
Due to a lack of lights in the Castaic area, it is hard for helicopters to fly at night. KCAL9’s Stu Mundel said ground patrols were continuing to chase the suspect.