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Car chase that started in L.A. County ends south of highway 43 on I-5

Posted at 6:21 AM, Feb 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-20 09:33:44-05

A car chase that started early on Tuesday in L.A. County ended in Kern County south of Highway 43 on I-5.

According to an officer from the California Highway Patrol, Buttonwillow division, they picked up the chase near the 166 and were able to deploy a spike strip near El Tejon.

The driver was a suspected DUI driver who refused to pull over. Once the car came to a stop, officers used a K9 to prevent the driver from fleeing on foot.

This incident is still under investigation.