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Police are in pursuit of a possibly stolen vehicle that reportedly reached speeds of about 120 mph. 

The Los Angeles Police Department started the pursuit but handed it off to the California Highway Patrol after the suspect entered the freeway. 

The driver drove through several freeways including CA-90, I-405 and I-105. 

 

Authorities stand down ground units; helicopter remains above

Authorities have order ground units to give up on the pursuit but have kept a helicopter to track it. 

By Matthew Rodriguez
 

Suspect drives through downtown Los Angeles

The suspect has exited the freeway and has gotten into the heart of downtown Los Angeles.

By Matthew Rodriguez
 

Suspect drives through another red light in South Los Angeles

The driver nearly missed another car after blowing by a red light in South Los Angeles.

By Matthew Rodriguez
 

Pursuit goes full circle, drives through where chase originally began

The pursuit has gone full circle as the suspect drives through the area where the chase began.

Pursuit goes full circle, drives through where chase originally began 00:39
By Matthew Rodriguez
 

Suspect exits freeway in East LA; blows by big rig

The suspect has exited the freeway into East LA. 

The driver nearly hit a semi-truck. 

Suspect blows by big rig after exiting freeway 00:50
By Matthew Rodriguez
 

Suspect enters I-5 Freeway

The suspect has reentered Los Angeles County after driving on the northbound I-5 Freeway.

Suspect enters I-5 Freeway 00:38
By Matthew Rodriguez
 

Suspect enters Orange County

The suspect has now jumped from Los Angeles County to Orange County and continues to drive at ridiculously high speeds. 

Orange County authorities join pursuit 01:07

OC law enforcement has joined the pursuit as it passes through Anaheim, Santa Ana and Garden Grove.

By Matthew Rodriguez
 

Suspect drives through South San Gabriel Valley

The suspect has entered the CA-60 Freeway through the South San Gabriel Valley. 

Is a spike strip an option 01:04

The driver is still going at extremely high speeds, consistently hitting over 120 mph. 

Suspect drives through San Gabriel Valley 01:09
By Matthew Rodriguez
 

Suspect reenters I-710 near Compton

The suspect is now driving throw the northbound 710 Freeway through Compton.

By Matthew Rodriguez
 

Suspect hits 120 mph on the eastbound I-105

The suspect weaved through passing cars while going over 120 mph.

Driver speeds past a CHP cruiser conducting traffic break on the 105 01:09
By Matthew Rodriguez
 

Suspect blows through intersection nearly hits car

The suspect sped through a red light and narrowly missed a driver turning at the intersection of Lincoln Boulevard and Bluff Trail Road.

Suspect blows through red light, nearly hits passing car 01:04
By Matthew Rodriguez
 

Suspect drives into Westchester, passing by LAX

The suspect exited the freeway and drove into Westchester, passing by LAX.

The driver continued to drive at high speeds, hitting 65 mph while on Lincoln Boulevard.

Pursuit continues on Sepulveda next to LAX 01:23
By Matthew Rodriguez
 

Police reengage as suspect accelerates past 110 mph

The suspect reengaged the suspect, prompting the driver to accelerate past 110 mph on the I-105. 

The car also does not have any headlights or tail lights on.

By Matthew Rodriguez
 

Driver moving so fast that CHP struggles to coordinate response

The suspect driving a reportedly stolen vehicle is moving so fast that the California Highway Patrol is reportedly struggling to coordinate a response. 

Because of the high speeds, the suspect is constantly crossing over CHP jurisdictions making it hard for dispatchers to assign it to a specific station. 

By Matthew Rodriguez
 

Suspect flies through Long Beach and back onto the I-105

The suspect has looped back onto the I-105 Freeway after driving through Long Beach just a few minutes ago.

The driver continues to drive above 100 mph.

Pursuit continues on the Westbound 105 02:09
By Matthew Rodriguez
 

Suspect enters 710 Freeway near Long Beach

The suspect continues to drive over 100 mph on the I-710 Freeway near Long Beach.

Stolen Vehicle Pursuit Update 01:11
By Matthew Rodriguez
 

Suspect drives through Terminal Island at over 100 mph

The suspect drove over the empty Gerald Desmond Bridge at over 100 mph.

By Matthew Rodriguez
 

Suspect continues to drive at high speeds

The suspect continued to drive at high speeds, reaching about 70 mph at times. 

Suspect continues to drive at high speeds on surface streets 00:50
By Matthew Rodriguez
 

Suspect drives over curb despite officers dropping back

The suspect inexplicably drove over a curb after driving through a parking lot.

The California Highway Patrol has dropped back from the pursuit as the suspect continues to drive around San Pedro.

Suspect inexplicably drives over curb 00:28
By Matthew Rodriguez
 

Suspect exits 110 Freeway; CHP officers drop back

The suspect exited the 110 Freeway and continued driving on surface streets in San Pedro. 

CHP officers have dropped back from the pursuit. 

CHP in pursuit of a stolen vehicle driving at extremely high speeds 00:52
By Matthew Rodriguez
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