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.
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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.READ MORE: Father And Son Arrested For Allegedly Sparking Caldor Fire
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.MORE NEWS: Sale of Angel Stadium Deemed Illegal By California Department of Housing
Officers eventually managed to take the driver into custody after he jumped out of the car and attempted to get away on foot.