Costa Mesa: Officers PIT Vehicle Ending High-Speed Chase

01.27.2023 | 5:00 PM | COSTA MESA – A high-speed pursuit that began when a suspect fled from a traffic stop ended when police executed a successful PIT maneuver, Thursday evening.

The chase began when authorities tried to stop the driver of a grey Toyota sedan on the I-710 Freeway near Anaheim Street in Long Beach shortly before 5:00 PM.

The driver failed to yield to officers leading them on a high-speed pursuit down Pacific Coast Highway into Costa Mesa where officers executed a successful put maneuver, disabling the vehicle near Harbor Boulevard and Sunflower Avenue.

Officers arrested the adult male driver, who appeared to surrender after the PIT maneuver, without further incident.

Junior Martinez

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