BEVERLY HILLS (CBSLA) — A brief pursuit of a suspected stolen vehicle Monday turned into a standoff in Beverly Hills after the driver crashed into another vehicle and refused to get out.
According to the Beverly Hills Police Department, the pursuit ended at about 4:45 p.m. after less than a minute when the driver crashed into another vehicle at the intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and Doheny Drive.
Three people in the other vehicle were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries, police said.
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The driver of the suspected stolen vehicle then barricaded in the car and refused to come out, prompting police to bring a SWAT team out to negotiate with the driver. The driver was not immediately identified.
Police were urging people to use an alternate route and stay clear of the scene.