At least one Daly City police officer and a suspect in handcuffs
safely escaped a police patrol vehicle after it caught fire on U.S. Highway
101 in Redwood City this weekend, the California Highway Patrol is reporting.
The car fire was reported around 6:15 p.m. Sunday on southbound Highway
101 near the Whipple Avenue off-ramp, according to the CHP.
At least one officer and a handcuffed suspect who had been inside
the patrol car were able to safely escape and no injuries were reported.
Witnesses reportedly saw the suspect still in handcuffs standing
outside of the vehicle a short time after the fire broke out, according to
The car fire temporarily shut down the southbound Whipple Avenue off-ramp.