Los Angeles News

Hit-and-run suspect falls out of tree, shuts down 5 Freeway

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
A suspected hit-and-run driver who attempted to evade police was caught after falling out of a tree Tuesday morning.

A suspected hit-and-run driver who attempted to evade police was caught after falling out of a tree Tuesday morning. (KABC Photo)

A suspected hit-and-run driver running from the California Highway Patrol was caught after he fell out of a tree Tueday morning.

The incident occurred just before 1 a.m. around the Burbank Boulevard on-ramp on the Golden State (5) Freeway.

Authorities say the suspect was involved in a hit-and-run accident and tried to evade police.

He then climbed into some trees and started to jump from tree to tree. He was finally taken into custody after he fell out of one of the trees.

The chase temporarily shut down the 5 Freeway, but all lanes reopened around 2:30 a.m.

(Copyright ©2014 KABC-TV/DT. All Rights Reserved.)

Get more Los Angeles News »


Tags:
arrest, freeway, unbelievable, los angeles news
blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement