Car crashes after speeding from authorities on 405 Freeway

A driver was taken into custody following a pursuit that ended when the driver violently smashed into the center divider.

SkyFOX was over the scene in Van Nuys when the driver crashed on the southbound lanes of the 405 Freeway near Roscoe.

Officials said the driver was initially wanted for excessive speed. The chase began on the 14 Freeway near Newhall.

The driver was allegedly driving over 100 mph when they lost control of their vehicle on the 405 Freeway and violently crashed into the divider-- sending the car flying. 

CHP took the suspect into custody. During a search of the car, they located large amounts of cash and a handgun. 


The southbound carpool lane was closed for some time following the crash.