High-speed pursuit suspects crash into 2 other cars in Chatsworth

The high-speed pursuit of two suspects, ages 19 and 20, in a BMW came to a violent end early Wednesday morning in Chatsworth, officials said.

Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Valley Division were in pursuit of a suspected DUI driver around 12:30 a.m. The chase was called off a short time later as it was deemed too dangerous due to the fact that the suspect was going too fast and driving erratically.

A short time later, authorities received multiple 911 calls reporting a speeding BMW driving down De Soto Avenue. The suspect then crashed the intersection of De Soto Ave. and Chatsworth Street into two other vehicles, including one that was driven by a senior citizen. The first victim had to be pulled out of his vehicle by firefighters and the second victim’s vehicle was sideswiped in the collision, police said.

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Authorities located the two suspects outside the car at the scene, and they were taken into custody.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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