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Wild high-speed chase results in numerous crashes [Updated]

November 2, 2010 | 10:49 am


The Los Angeles Police Department is involved in a high-speed pursuit through the streets of Southeast L.A. that has resulted in several accidents.

Police were chasing a stolen sport utility vehicle. Live TV footage from KTLA News showed the chase going  through South Gate, Lynwood, Compton and Long Beach (Watch video here). The driver of the SUV hit at least five cars during the chase on both major streets and side streets. At one point in Bixby Knolls, the driver's front bumper fell off.

No details were immediately available on the suspect.

The chase was now in the east Long Beach/Lakewood area. The car was apparently stolen in Long Beach.

[Updated at 10:51 a.m.: The SUV spun out in Long Beach and came to a stop. The driver, who appears to be a woman, was surrendering to police officers.]

-- Richard Winton