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Wrong-way driver leads CHP on 20 mile pursuit through two counties

Posted at 12:16 PM, Jan 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-07 15:16:42-05

A man is behind bars this morning after leading the CHP on a pursuit that covered more than 20 miles from Kern County into LA County.

According to California Highway Patrol officials in Mojave officers tried to pull over a wrong-way driver overnight just outside of Rosamond. A pursuit ensued before eventually ending in Palmdale.

The CHP said they spoke to the driver who surrendered peacefully.

No one was hurt during the pursuit.