Two women and three children managed to escape the wreckage of a crash caused by a carjacking suspect in a Toyota Prius that smashed into two cars at a Valley Village intersection after a police pursuit.
A 5-year-old child who suffered cuts to his head in the crash was hospitalized, but details about the victim's condition were not immediately available.
The Prius driver was hospitalized with minor injuries.
The chase ended at Colfax Avenue and Riveside Drive.
The driver got out of the car and was taken into custody by officers with guns drawn.