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Pursuit Driver Spins Out on 101 Freeway Exit Near Hollywood

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    Police use a PIT maneuver to end a pursuit Thursday Oct. 25, 2018 near Hollywood.

    Officers pursued a driver Thursday on freeways in the San Fernando Valley before bringing the chase to an end on the busy 101 Freeway near Hollywood. 

    The pursuit began after a report of a burglary in the Van Nuys area. When police arrived at the scene, they saw a car that matched the description of one seen near the burglary. 

    The driver tried to run down a police officer, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. No officers were injured. 

    The pursuit involving a red Hyundai sedan was on the 101 and 134 freeways before th driver turned onto the southbound 170 Freeway and into the Cahuenga Pass. The driver appeared to sideswipe at least one vehicle, passing heavy traffic on the right shoulder of the freeway.

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    Officers conducted a PIT maneuver on the 101 Freeway near the Highland Avenue exit, forcing the car to spin out. The driver surrendered and was taken into custody.

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