BREAKING NEWS: Azusa Pursuit Ends Near Lone Hill, 210 Freeway

Photo by Aaron Castrejon.

A pursuit initiated by Azusa Police has terminated on the eastbound Interstate 210 freeway east of Lone Hill Avenue.

The suspect fled from his vehicle after leading Azusa officers on a high speed chase through Azusa, Covina and Glendora, eventually terminating with a footbail after the suspect drove eastbound in westbound lanes of the 210 freeway.

The suspect is reportedly in custody, according to California Highway Patrol broadcast traffic.

Paramedics and an ambulance were summoned for the running suspect. The suspect’s injuries are not known at this time.

The pursuit entered Glendora streets near Arrow Highway and northbound on Sunflower Avenue where officers successfully disabled one or more of the driver’s tires with a spike strip, according to Azusa Police broadcast traffic.

The pursuit entered the 210 freeway where the suspect drove in opposing lanes for a brief time, according to CHP broadcast traffic.

The California Highway Patrol and Glendora Police are assisting with diverting traffic from the scene of the pursuit termination. The CHP is initiating a traffic break.

The CHP has initiated a Sig Alert, closing all eastbound lanes of the 210 freeway for an unknown duration.

All eastbound traffic on the 210 is being diverted to the southbound 57 freeway, according to Officer Francisco Villalobos of the CHP.

It is not known at this time why Azusa Police initiated the pursuit and what the suspect was wanted for. The suspect, though, is wanted out of South Gate, according to a dispatcher with Azusa Police.

The Azusa Police Watch Commander is unavailable at the time this article was published.

No further information is available.

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