BEVERLY HILLS (CBSLA) — A driver died after a five-hour standoff with police in Beverly Hills.
Shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday, police received reports of a van causing a traffic hazard on Wilshire Boulevard near Spaulding Avenue.READ MORE: SWAT Standoff With Man On Roof Of Walnut Park Home
When officers arrived, the driver took off but then stopped at Rodeo Drive.READ MORE: Rams Limit Ticket Sales For NFC Title Game To SoCal Residents Only
That prompted police to surround the van and attempt to get the driver to come out of the car. Those attempts failed.
Hours later, police removed the unresponsive driver from the van and performed CPR. The driver was later pronounced dead.MORE NEWS: LAUSD To Require Surgical-Grade Masks For Students Beginning Monday
A cause of death was not immediately known.