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Woman arrested in Chino Hills following stolen ambulance pursuit from downtown LA hospital

The pursuit of a stolen ambulance ended with this woman’s arrest about 1:20 a.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2018, on the 71 Freeway in the Chino Hills area. (Image from KTLA5 video)
LOS ANGELES — A pursuit of an ambulance stolen from California Hospital Medical Center in downtown Los Angeles early Tuesday morning ended in Chino Hills with the arrest of a woman, officials said.
A Los Angeles Fire Department paramedic crew was in the process of transferring a seriously ill patient to staff inside the hospital when the crew’s unoccupied ambulance was stolen from the parking bay, said the department’s Brian Humphrey. The ambulance was taken shortly after 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 4.
Police chased the ambulance before the California Highway Patrol took over on the eastbound 60 Freeway at Rosemead Boulevard near South El Monte.
A woman was taken into custody around 1:15 a.m. on the 71 near Soquel Canyon Parkway in Chino Hills, authorities said.
No injuries were reported. It’s unclear why the woman took the ambulance.
Source: Oc Register

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