A reckless driver heading the wrong way on the northbound 5 Freeway nearly hit multiple commuters' cars, and had already struck officer vehicles multiple times since the chase began in the San Fernando Valley area Friday night. He was taken into custody shortly before 10 p. The pursuit began shortly after 8 p. Video from Southern California's police pursuits and follow-ups on what happened after the chase. At one point the driver turned the car in the officers' direction and drove head-on toward the patrol units. The driver reversed and crashed into an officer's sedan early in the chase, and by the conclusion, had crashed into officers' SUVs at least eight times. He was seen waving what appeared to be a knife out the window, and continued driving erratically, weaving in and out of lanes, on Sunland Boulevard at p. By p. In a dangerous move, a driver left his own car and walked up to the window, apparently attempting to get the man to stop. California Highway Patrol officers were doing traffic breaks on the southbound side, stopping traffic, so they could pursue the driver.
The suspect stopped on the 5 freeway in the Burbank area after driving the wrong way on the northbound lanes. Shortly after 10 p. At one point, the male suspect got up and tried running away from officers who fired less-lethal rounds and quickly pounced on him and took him into custody. LAPD spokesman Josh Rubenstein said officers received a report of a man with a knife driving erratic in a blue sedan in the Sunland-Tujunga area and hitting several cars at about p. A chase began shortly after police tried pulling the suspect over. The suspect rammed into several police vehicles at different times before entering the northbound side of the 5 freeway driving in the wrong direction and hitting several cars along the way before ramming into a CHP blockage where an officer-involved shooting occurred, Rubenstein said. Rubenstein added that authorities believe the suspect had used a knife to cut himself as he was driving and during the standoff. The suspect was transported to the hospital. His condition is unknown. Los Angeles police are in pursuit of a reckless and dangerous driver who has already been seen backing up and ramming police vehicles several times.
He usually doesn't have time during shifts to grab food, and after shifts, he comes home and crashes. It's really cool to be able to connect with someone who shares all of those things with me. However, a few months before her exams she suddenly said that she didn't think we were right for each other and broke up with me. While I miss talking to him, I also would prefer the nonverbal stuff sometimes too. He's a devoted father and every ounce of free time goes to his kids.
But God works in mysterious ways. And of course, when it happens, no one the leaver or the faithful spouse could have predicted it. But I love him.