Driver wanted for domestic violence crashes vehicle on 5 Fwy in Lincoln Heights during pursuit

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A driver wanted on suspicion of domestic violence crashed on the 5 Freeway in the Lincoln Heights area after leading authorities on a pursuit through the San Fernando Valley Tuesday evening.

Sky5 was overhead the chase around 6:40 p.m., as the black GMC Denali moved southbound on the 5 Freeway in the Newhall Pass area, eventually making its way through the Sunland, Burbank and Los Angeles areas.

California Highway Patrol said the driver was wanted for domestic violence.

The vehicle crashed on the 5 Freeway in Lincoln Heights just after 7 p.m.

One person was transported to the hospital by the Los Angeles Fire Department in unknown condition. 

Traffic in the area could be seen backed up for miles, with a Sig Alert issued for all lanes. Caltrans said it expects the freeway to be closed for three hours.

Check back for updates to this developing story.

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