UPDATE @ 12:25pm – The contents inside the trailer are confirmed to be radioactive waste. The pursuit is now on the 1o-east heading past Palm Springs.
UPDATE @ 12:10pm – The semi is now in Riverside County continuing on the 60-east.
UPDATE @ 12:00pm: The pursuit is now on the eastbound 60 freeway in Moreno Valley.
UPDATE @ 11:50am: Authorities have confirmed the tractor-trailer is reported stolen out of Barstow. At about 10:30 am deputies spotted the semi in Apple Valley and the semi entered the 15 freeway at the Stoddard Wells on-ramp.
The California Highway Patrol is currently working a pursuit involving a tractor-trailer on the southbound 15 freeway.
San Bernardino County deputies assisted with shutting down all freeway on-ramps as the pursuit made its way through the Victor Valley.
Per scanner traffic, the male driver told dispatchers he wants deputies to kill him.
At this time the cause of the pursuit is unknown.
As of 11:15 am the pursuit is traveling through the Cajon Pass approaching the 215/15 interchange.
Information will be updated as it becomes available.