Stolen U-Haul catches fire during police chase in Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES– A fiery end to a police chase in Los Angeles this morning. A tire on a stolen U-Haul caught fire and had flames shooting out of the tire well

KTLA is reporting the driver took police on a chase on several freeways from Orange County to Los Angeles and back again.

At one point, it is reported the stolen U-Haul was traveling up to 70 mph.

Police put what appeared to be strike strips down on the interstate. The truck then exited the freeway with two flat front tires.

That is when the tires began smoking and flames started rising for the tire.

The driver eventually ditched the truck as the flames began to consume more of the truck.

The suspect ran into an apartment complex where police eventually took him into custody.

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