Stolen Big Rig Driver Surrenders After Cab Burst Into Flames on 5 Freeway
CASTAIC, Calif.—A man was taken into custody Nov. 3 after allegedly stealing a big rig cab that burst into flames on the Golden State (5) Freeway in Castaic. California Highway Patrol units began pursuing the truck cab—which was reported stolen from Kern County—about 2:40 p.m. in the Gorman area. The driver refused to yield to authorities and fled at slow speeds on the Golden State Freeway through the Newhall area into Castaic, at one point driv…
Big rig explodes into flames during police chase on 5 Freeway in LA County
The driver of a reportedly stolen big rig out of Kern County was taken into custody Thursday after leading California Highway Patrol on a slow-speed pursuit on the 5 Freeway near the Newhall area.