Suspect Detained Following Pursuit Through San Gabriel Valley in Burning Car

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Authorities used a Taser to detain a man following a pursuit through the San Gabriel Valley that ended when the fleeing car burst into flames.

Police use a Taser to subdue a man following a pursuit that ended at Washington Boulevard and the 605 Freeway in Pico Rivera on March 15, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)
Police use a Taser to subdue a man following a pursuit that ended at Washington Boulevard and the 605 Freeway in Pico Rivera on March 15, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

The pursuit of an alleged reckless DUI driver came to an end just before 10 p.m. near the Washington Boulevard exit of the 605 Freeway after the hood of the fleeing car burst into flames and the driver pulled over.

Aerial footage from Sky5 showed officers using a Taser to subdue the driver and take him into custody in the area of Washington Boulevard and the 605 Freeway in Pico Rivera.

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