MAYWOOD (CBSLA) — Police were pursuing a stolen Los Angeles Fire Department ambulance on Saturday night in the southeast Los Angeles area.

The ambulance sped through South Gate, Bell, Vernon and Maywood. At some points, the vehicle drove on the wrong side of the road.

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Illegal fireworks could be seen going off briefly near the stolen ambulance during the pursuit.

The vehicle came to a stop around 9:30 p.m. and a female suspect ran out of the ambulance.

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She was taken into custody minutes later.

No further details were immediately available.

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