Police were in pursuit of a white pickup truck wanted for speeding in Orange County Monday, the California Highway Patrol said.

The pursuit started around 8:32 p.m. near the 91 Freeway and the 71 Freeway, the CHP said.

Newschopper4 was over the chase around 8:40 p.m. as the driver was in the Anaheim area.

The driver was on the freeway without headlights on and driving on the wrong side of the street. Authorities pushed back and appeared to go into tracking mode.

At one point, the driver pulled into a gas station and managed to find time to possibly pump gas. Moments later, the driver again jumped into the pickup and took off speeding, with the white vehicle’s lights cut off

As the pickup made its way into Fullerton, the driver was hitting 95 mph on surface streets with no headlights on.

The driver continued to speed on surface streets and drive erratically, continuing to be “blacked out” with no headlights on.

As the chase continued, the driver made his way to 5 Freeway northbound and headed into Los Angeles County, continuing to drive without headlights on and speeding at upwards of 100 mph.

After continuing to drive in a dangerous manner, the driver pulled into a neighborhood near the intersection of Floral Drive and North Eastern Avenue. The driver took off running and ran into what appeared to be a residence in East Los Angeles.

Soon after, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies arrived at the home and began to search for the driver.

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By Arlene Huff

Arlene Huff is the founding member of Golden State Online. Before that She was a general assignment reporter. A native Californian, she graduated from the University of California with a degree in medical anthropology and global health. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

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