Man arrested after brief chase on Beltway; deputy injured

Man arrested after brief chase on Beltway; deputy injured

Credit: Malini Basu / KHOU 11 News

A suspected drunk driver was arrested after injuring a deputy, which led to a brief chase Saturday morning on Beltway 8 in northeast Harris County.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on October 26, 2013 at 1:27 PM

HARRIS COUNTY – A suspected drunk driver was arrested after injuring a deputy, which led to a brief chase Saturday morning on Beltway 8 in northeast Harris County.

According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were told of a suspicious vehicle on the Beltway 8 heading north at 10 a.m. The vehicle had been involved in a minor accident near Tidwell.

Deputies said the suspect driver refused to get out of his vehicle. He then backed up his car and ran over a deputy’s foot.

After a brief, slow-speed chase, the suspect was arrested on the Beltway near John Ralston, deputies said.

Charges are pending.

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