One person was killed in a two-vehicle collision during a police pursuit Thursday in Northridge, and the driver of the vehicle being chased was arrested after running from the scene, authorities said.

Los Angeles Police Department officers were chasing armed robbery suspects in a dark colored SUV just before 1 a.m. after they attempted to make a traffic stop when the suspect’s vehicle crashed into a black sedan at Roscoe Boulevard and Lindley Avenue, according to the LAPD and reports from the scene.

The driver of the sedan was pronounced dead at the scene. Information on the person’s identity was not immediately available.

The driver and a passenger in the SUV ran away from the scene and were pursued on foot by officers. Police set up a perimeter and later captured the alleged driver, the LAPD reported. His name was not immediately available for release.

The search was continuing for the second suspect.

According to police, the suspect was westbound on Roscoe Boulevard when he went through a red light and his vehicle collided with a car that was southbound on Lindley Avenue.

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