FONTANA (CBSLA) – A dangerous chase involving a stolen truck early Wednesday morning concluded when officers shot and killed the suspect on the 10 Freeway in Fontana.
The pursuit started at 11:47 p.m. Tuesday when a stolen flatbed truck was spotted in the area of the 215 Freeway in San Bernardino and a pursuit began.
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The pursuit involving California Highway Patrol wound its way onto the 10 Freeway, where the suspect at one point traveled the wrong way on the freeway.
Sometime before 1:20 a.m. the suspect slammed into a CHP vehicle on the freeway at Sierra Avenue in Fontana. Officers then opened fire on the suspect, who was killed. A passenger was taken into custody, CHP said.
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As of 4:30 a.m., the 10 Freeway was shut down in both directions at Sierra Avenue.
The suspect was not immediately identified. The truck had been stolen out of San Bernardino, San Bernardino police confirmed to CBSLA.
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The exact circumstances of the crash and shooting were not confirmed.