Police chase ends with suspect crashing into light pole in northwest Houston

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on August 18, 2013 at 1:52 PM

Updated Sunday, Aug 18 at 5:46 PM

HOUSTON – A police chase early Sunday ended with a suspect crashing his car near the intersection of Shepherd and 34th Street in northwest Houston.

According to the Houston Police Department, an officer witnessed a car run a red light at Rosslyn and 34th Street at 4:45 a.m. The HPD unit tried to pull the car over on 34th, but the driver sped up and led police on a chase.

Then the driver lost control of his car as he approached the intersection with North Shepherd and struck a light pole and rolled over, police said.

The driver was treated at the scene and then arrested.

He faces charges of evading arrest and driving while intoxicated.

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