Suspect arrested after violent, wrong-way crash on 405 Freeway near Westwood – Daily News

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In the early hours of Friday, May 17th, Los Angeles police officers driving a van on the wrong side of the northbound 405 Freeway crashed into several vehicles and made an arrest.

Los Angeles police said the pursuit began when officers were dispatched to Fourth and Rose avenues in the Venice area around 4:20 a.m. on a report of a disturbance.

The suspect fled, reportedly hitting an LAPD patrol car at one point and injuring two officers before he headed for the freeway, KABC 7 reported.

Police attempted to stop the van, at times using PIT maneuvers that damaged the vehicle, but the suspect circled and continued on his way, driving the wrong way on the freeway several times and speeding away at nearly 100 mph, coming under a cloud of smoke. hood.

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