Chase Ends With Busted Tire, Sparks

A high-speed pursuit ends in dramatic fashion as a reportedly stolen vehicle lost a tire, sending sparks across the roadway before finally coming to a stop.

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    A high-speed pursuit ended late Tuesday morning in dramatic fashion as a reportedly stolen vehicle lost a tire, sending sparks across the roadway before finally coming to a stop.

    A woman who led police on a reckless chase through parts of Long Beach and South Los Angeles surrendered Tuesday when a blown tire caused the reportedly stolen sport utility vehicle to spin out.

    As the SUV headed south on Long Beach Boulevard about 10:30 a.m., with Los Angeles police in pursuit, the driver nearly struck a pedestrian near Imperial Highway, sideswiped a vehicle and a curb a few blocks south, then bumped a white SUV out of the way to make a right turn.

    The chase started in North Long Beach shortly after 10 a.m., Long Beach police spokeswoman Nancy Pratt said.

    Raw Video: Chase Ends With 2 in Custody

    [LA] Raw Video: Chase Ends With 2 in Custody
    A high-speed pursuit ended late Tuesday morning in dramatic fashion as a reportedly stolen vehicle lost a tire, sending sparks across the roadway before finally coming to a stop.

    At times, the woman drove on the wrong side of the road, and authorities logged a few collisions along the way. A tire was punctured and later shredded.

    Near Del Amo and Bloomfield avenues, the SUV spun out and the woman got out of the SUV and was taken into custody. A second person also surrendered.