Elderly driver in custody following chase in San Fernando Valley

An elderly man was in police custody following a police pursuit on SR-134 Freeway Wednesday afternoon.

The motorist led police on a freeway chase from Arcadia to the Encino area, where officrs forced the SUV to stop.

The pursuit ended about 1:20 p.m. on the westbound Ventura (101) Freeway east of Hayvenhurst Avenue, the California Highway Patrol reported.

Officers began chasing the black SUV about 20 minutes earlier on the westbound Foothill (210) Freeway near Santa Anita Avenue when they saw the man driving alone in the carpool lane, the CHP reported.

The SUV went onto the westbound Ventura (134) Freeway and onto the westbound 101 Freeway. When the vehicle slowed for traffic, the officers used their vehicles to corral it from the front and rear, and the motorist stopped and surrendered without further incident.

CNS contributed to this story.