Van Nuys Pursuit Crash


At approximately 2:45 a.m. Thursday morning, LAPD Valley Traffic units initiated pursuit of a suspected stolen vehicle in the Van Nuys area. The pursuit later approximately 25 minutes, and the suspect struck a patrol car during the pursuit. The officer driving transported his partner in the patrol car to Holy Cross Hospital for unknown injuries. The suspect crashed near the intersection of Haskell and Van Owen, and was taken into custody with another occupant from the suspect vehicle. LAPD Valley Traffic will be handling the traffic investigation, and LAPD West Valley will be handling the criminal investigation.