West Whittier Pursuit Crash


Around 5:45 PM, LASD Deputies initiated a following on a vehicle used by an assault with a deadly weapon suspect(s). The suspects attempted to flee in the vehicle, but quickly collided into four other vehicles at the intersection of Slauson Ave & Norwalk Blvd. Three males foot bailed from the vehicle and ran a block west from the crash before being apprehended at the 8500 Block of Vanport Ave. CHP Santa Fe Springs will be handling the crash portion of the incident. LASD Pico Rivera deputies are handling the criminal investigation, and investigators were observed on scene assisting deputies. Whittier PD helped to provide traffic control and search for the suspects as this was in close proximity to Santa Fe Springs, which is served by Whittier.