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CHP: High-speed pursuit of carjacking suspect ends in crash in Castaic

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Posted at 6:54 PM, Sep 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-24 21:54:58-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A carjacking suspect is in custody after sending officials on a high-speed chase that ended in Castaic.

According to officials, the driver was in a involved in a carjacking in Exeter. Around 5:15 p.m., a Bakersfield CHP officer spotted the suspect speeding near Bear Mountain Boulevard. The official attempted to stop the driver but couldn't which led to the high-speed chase which was followed by a crash.

This is a developing story and we will update you as more information comes in.