A driver in a luxury vehicle led police on a dangerous chase through downtown Los Angeles today. The driver, who was operating a Rolls Royce, was seen going against traffic and making reckless turns. The heavy vehicle’s weight caused it to drift into other lanes, posing a significant risk to other motorists. Spectators gathered to watch the chase, which was also being followed on social media and television.
At one point, the driver even entered oncoming traffic, narrowly avoiding a collision. The driver continued to make wide turns, often straying into lanes not designated for turning. Eventually, the driver made a U-turn to change direction, causing confusion and potential danger to pedestrians in the area.
The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has enlisted the help of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) due to the driver’s erratic behavior. After exiting the freeway, the driver entered a parking structure, adding further complexity to the pursuit. It remains unclear whether the driver is still inside the structure or has managed to escape.
The incident took place in downtown Los Angeles, specifically in the vicinity of Figueroa Street and Hope Street. LAPD patrol cars were present in the area, potentially deterring the driver from abandoning the vehicle. The situation is ongoing, and authorities are working to bring the chase to a safe resolution.