Car on Fire After South L.A. Pursuit of DUI Driver Ends in Crash on 110 Freeway, With Lanes Now Closed

The scene of a crash on the 110 Freeway in South L.A. after a police pursuit ended there Sept. 20, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

The scene of a crash on the 110 Freeway in South L.A. after a police pursuit ended there Sept. 20, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

A car was on fire on the 110 Freeway in South L.A. after Los Angeles Police Department officers were in pursuit of a DUI driver before the chase ended in a crash, according to authorities.

The suspects ran from the crash, which happened along the northbound 110 Freeway at about 10:36 p.m., according to an emergency alert about the incident.

Two ambulances were called for officers involved and the pursuit car was a Nissan Maxima, Officer Tony Im of the LAPD said.

Authorities did not release further information about any possible injuries to the officers, as of press time.

Another alert described a vehicle fire on the 110 Freeway at about 10:43 p.m.

All lanes of the 110 Freeway near Slauson Avenue were said to be blocked within an hour of the crash, according to California Highway Patrol.

KTLA’s Nidia Becerra contributed to this article.