LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A driver led police on a lengthy pursuit Saturday night.

According to reports, the driver was wanted for reckless driving. There were also reports that the person threw a flare at an off-duty sheriff’s deputy. No further information was provided about that incident.

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The chase started in the Chino area at around 8:15 p.m. before making its way through Pasadena, Burbank, Studio City, Van Nuys, Thousand Oaks and other communities.

The driver was mostly staying in one lane and maintaining freeway speeds.

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After about an hour, the suspect came to a halt in Westlake Village when the vehicle appeared to have hit spike strips that were deployed by officers, which caused the vehicle to lose a tire.

The driver had barricaded themself inside the vehicle, leading to a standoff on the 101 Freeway, and causing all Northbound lanes to close down.

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The driver has not yet been identified by police.