Pursuit ends with violent crash on 405 Freeway in Van Nuys


A pursuit Thursday evening ended violently when the driver lost control on the 405 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley, resulting in a crash that ejected at least two people from the vehicle.

KCAL-TV Channel 9’s chopper, Sky9, was following overhead and filmed the crash.

Los Angeles Police Department started pursuing the vehicle, suspected of being stolen, in Pacoima on surface streets before the driver got onto the 118 Freeway, then the southbound 405, according to KCAL.


Several units from the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the crash near Victory Boulevard about 10:35 p.m.

This is a breaking news story, based off preliminary information.