Video shows car driving in reverse for miles down Laurel Canyon; LAPD investigating

A cellphone video recorded a new Audi as it sped in reverse down Laurel Canyon Boulevard's steep curves

A cellphone video of a motorist speeding recklessly in reverse down Laurel Canyon Boulevard’s steep, finicky curves has attracted the attention of Los Angeles police.

The incident was recorded about 4:45 p.m. Thursday by a witness in a separate vehicle following close behind the Audi as it maneuvered backward for about two miles — occasionally against traffic — from Mulholland Drive south toward Sunset Boulevard.

The video, which was broadcast on CBS2 News, will be investigated by West Traffic Bureau detectives, said Drake Madison, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department.

The investigators will be particularly interested in identifying the driver, Madison said.

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