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Wrong-Way Driver in Stolen SUV Arrested After North Hollywood Chase

The driver of a stolen SUV nearly collided head-on with other vehicles during a early morning San Fernando Valley chase

Officers pursued the driver of a stolen SUV who went the wrong way at high speeds on streets and freeway ramps Monday morning in the San Fernando Valley.

The pursuit of the sport utility vehicle began early Monday in the North Hollywood area. At least one tire on the SUV was destroyed, but the driver continued on a wheel rim. 

Police attempted to spin the SUV using a PIT maneuver on a North Hollywood street.

After entering a Sherman Oaks neighborhood, the driver ran from the vehicle. He was taken into custody a short time later.

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