BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - 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.
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(UPDATE September 19, 2018 10:08 a.m.) All lanes are now open on the northbound I-5 near Grapevine Rd., according to CHP.