HOUSTON – A man was taken into custody after flipping a Jeep SUV upside down during a chase in southwest Houston.

Police initially tried to stop the SUV around 1:30 a.m. Thursday near Gessner and Beechnut for an alleged traffic violation, but the man refused to stop. He led police on a short chase before flipping the Jeep onto its roof at Beechnut and Leawood.

Police at the scene said it was unclear why the man refused to stop.