By CBSLA Staff

SIMI VALLEY (CBSLA) – A pursuit that started in Valencia with a speeding driver led California Highway Patrol officers to Simi Valley where the driver eventually attacked officers.

Sept. 26, 2021. (CBSLA)

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The suspect raced west on the 118 Freeway, exited in Simi Valley, and as he attempted to get back on the 118, CHP officers performed a successful PIT-maneuver, knocking the man’s vehicle off the road.

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The man can then be seen getting out of the vehicle, putting his hands and walking backwards to the officers. After he got down on his knees, a CHP officer moved in to handcuff him when he suddenly began struggling with the two officers.

A struggle ensued before getting the suspect to the ground. They managed to get the suspect handcuffed and in custody after a third officer arrived at the scene to help.

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Authorities later reported that neither of the CHP officers were injured, but that the suspect was transported to a nearby hospital as a precaution.