LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- The search continued Wednesday for a reckless driver who led police on a high-speed chase through the San Fernando Valley the previous evening.
The pursuit was marked by multiple near-misses that almost resulted in collisions on surface streets.
The driver of an SUV eventually turned onto a side street and a man wearing a baseball cap exited the vehicle under the spotlight from a law enforcement helicopter overhead. Officers swarmed the area and quickly took that individual into custody.
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Minutes later, the same SUV was spotted nearby and the chase was on again. The driver then pulled onto the Metro Orange Line busway, came to a stop and fled on foot.
News video shows him jumping over a guardrail and fleeing into the Los Angeles River basin near Canoga Avenue and Bassett Street.