Teens Detained after Pursuit on Camarillo Street [North Hollywood, CA]
Car Overturns after Crash on Camarillo Street in North Hollywood
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA (August 5, 2020) – Authorities detained two teenagers following a pursuit crash on Camarillo Street, Wednesday afternoon.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the pursuit started near Newhall Pass, at 3:30 PM. Officers attempted to pull over the driver of a black BMW but the teens sped off. The BMW then entered southbound 5 Freeway going the wrong way at 100 mph.
After the BMW exited onto surface streets in Burbank, the girl driving switched places with her male passenger. At one point, the driver drove in reverse at a high speed to make a U-turn.
At 3:50 PM, the BMW slammed into two parked vehicles in the area of Camarillo Street and Satsuma Avenue. The impact of the crash caused the BMW to overturn.
As per reports, the two teens immediately exited the vehicle, held hands, and fled the scene on foot. Officers later found the pair and detained them.
Medics evaluated the teens after they complained of minor pains.
CHP believes that the BMW was stolen. Authorities will release additional information once it becomes available.
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