High-speed pursuit ends near Gorman after car slams into thick brush; suspects flee

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Saturday, January 23, 2021
High-speed pursuit ends with crash near Gorman
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The chase came to end after the suspects veered off-road and crashed into thick brush. The driver and passenger got out of the car and ran down a hillside, prompting a search in the deserted area.

GORMAN, Calif. (KABC) -- Authorities were chasing a vehicle on Southern California highways during a wild chase with speeds reaching over 100 mph at times.

The chase began on the southbound 5 Freeway after the vehicle took off during a traffic stop near Tejon.

Around 3 p.m., the pursuit came to an end near Gorman when the vehicle veered off the road and crashed into thick brush near a hillside.

The driver and passenger got out of the vehicle and began running down an embankment and into the deserted, dense area.

Authorities are searching for the driver and passenger.