The carjacking suspect surrenders to officers. Courtesy OnScene.TV

A suspected carjacker led Carlsbad Police and California Highway Patrol officers on a 110 mph chase and hit a guardrail before finally surrendering near San Ysidro late Saturday night.

Carlsbad Police Sgt. Scott Meritt told a videographer at the scene that an officer spotted the vehicle, which had been reported carjacked earlier, at Carlsbad Boulevard and Tamarack Street and tried to pull it over.

The suspect drove onto southbound Interstate 5 as Carlsbad Police and CHP officers began a pursuit.

The chased vehicle hit a guardrail at the I-5/I-8 interchange, got off the freeway and onto city streets several times, and finally came to a stop just before midnight near Dairy Mart Road.

Meritt said the suspect then surrendered without further incident.

— From Staff and Wire Reports

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Chris Jennewein

Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.