By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A stolen car being pursued by Los Angeles police crashed into a tree along the 405 Freeway in Van Nuys Thursday morning.

May 6, 2021. (CBSLA)

The crash occurred a little after 10 a.m. on the northbound 405 Freeway at Burbank Boulevard.

READ MORE: Los Angeles Times Editorial Writer, Robert Greene, Wins Pulitzer Prize

An LAPD spokesperson told CBSLA that officers were pursuing a stolen car. The condition of the driver after the crash was not confirmed. An ambulance was called to the scene.

READ MORE: Free Dodgers Tickets For 1,000 Fans As Incentives Continue Rolling In For Californians Who Received The COVID Vaccine

Several northbound lanes were shut down.

MORE NEWS: Driver Killed After Careening Into Hancock Park Home, Sparking Fire; Street Racing May Be To Blame

The exact circumstances which sparked the pursuit were unclear.