By CBSLA Staff

VAN NUYS (CBSLA) — Police took a pursuit suspect into custody Wednesday night after he led California Highway Patrol on a brief chase and almost struck a motorcycle officer after pulling into a Van Nuys cul-de-sac.

Officers eventually managed to take the driver into custody after he jumped out of the car and attempted to get away on foot. (CBSLA)

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The pursuit started on the 405 Freeway when CHP attempted to pull over the driver, who was driving without a tire — sending sparks into the air.

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The driver blew through a couple of red lights and attempted to maintain control of the disabled vehicle before turning into the Van Nuys cul-de-sac and almost struck a motorcycle officer while turning around.

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Officers eventually managed to take the driver into custody after he jumped out of the car and attempted to get away on foot.