LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A police pursuit of a stolen dump truck ended with a fiery crash, just narrowly missing an El Segundo restaurant Friday morning.
The crash was reported at about 9:50 a.m. at The Habit, 311 N. Sepulveda Boulevard in El Segundo. Police in the area say Los Angeles school police were in pursuit of the truck just before the accident.
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Los Angeles school police say its officers saw a city utility vehicle that had been stolen out of Carson crashing into cars near Gardena Elementary School. An attempt to pull the driver over turned into a pursuit.
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The suspect has been taken into custody. Police say the suspect appears to be under the influence of an unknown substance.
No injuries were reported.
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Pacific Coast Highway between Mariposa and Grand Avenue was shut down until about noon for the crash investigation.