Pursuit

Reckless DUI Driver Leads Chase From LA to OC, Nearly Hitting Cyclist

Finally, after a dangerous chase and a PIT maneuver, the driver surrendered.

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Deputies pursued a suspected DUI driver in Orange County after the dangerous chase began in Compton.

Throughout the course of the pursuit from LA to OC, the driver nearly hit cars, a bicyclist, traversed a freeway island, and apparently went running down a ravine before hopping back in the car.

The driver of the dark-colored Chevy Malibu got on the 710 Freeway heading north in the Long Beach area around 6:30 p.m.

At 6:40 p.m. the driver began attempting dangerous maneuvers, including driving across a divider with vegetation at the 405 interchange.

The driver continued on the 405 heading south, and just before 7 p.m., the driver crossed over into Orange County.

The driver headed into the Westminster area on the 405 South Freeway. The driver exited the freeway and was traveling on surface streets in the Costa Mesa area.

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The driver at one point exited the sedan and was on foot and was running through a ravine, but got back in the car in the Irvine area.

The driver continued traveling to the Laguna Hills area, traveling north on the 5 Freeway.

Eventually, authorities performed a PIT maneuver as the driver headed into the area of Crown Valley Parkway and Cabot Road in Mission Viejo. He surrendered and was taken into custody,

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