Reports of a reckless driver ended in a traffic collision on northbound Interstate 5 at Hasley Canyon Road around 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. Gilbert Bernal/The Signal

Reckless driver ends with traffic collision in Castaic

Reports of a reckless driver ended in a traffic collision on northbound Interstate 5 Sunday evening, officials said.

Los Angeles County Fire Department officials responded to reports of “the termination of a pursuit” on the I-5, at Hasley Canyon Road, just after 5 p.m., according to Supervisor Ed Pickett.

Though only minor injuries were reported, three ambulances were called to the scene, Pickett added. 

Law enforcement officials search a vehicle involved in the pursuit of a reckless driver on Interstate 5. Gilbert Bernal/The Signal

California Highway Patrol officers engaged in the pursuit of an allegedly reckless driver in an older model, silver Toyota traveling at high speeds around 4:40 p.m., according to CHP Officer Peter Nicholson.

The pursuit ended when the vehicle collided with a semi-truck, and one person is now in custody, Nicholson added.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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