The driver of a Chevrolet pickup truck was arrested Friday night after a high-speed chase ended in a crash causing sparks to fly on the eastbound Foothill (210) Freeway in Lake View Terrace.

Police had been chasing the truck at from the Westside to the Valley for reasons that weren’t immediately clear.

The driver bumped and side-swiped multiple vehicles on the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway in the San Fernando Valley before entering the Foothill (210) Freeway.

He had appeared to have bumped at least one car while swerving through traffic on the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway near the Golden State (5) Freeway.

He had been wanted for speeding, according to the California Highway Patrol.


By Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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