East Freeway shut down after early-morning police chase ends in crash

East Freeway shut down after early-morning police chase ends in crash

East Freeway shut down after early-morning police chase ends in crash

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on November 26, 2013 at 6:05 AM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 26 at 9:45 AM

CHANNELVIEW, Texas -- A police chase ended in a crash and shut down all westbound mainlanes of the East Freeway for nearly an hour early Tuesday.

According to Houston TranStar, the crash was reported shortly before 5 a.m.

Baytown Police were reportedly chasing suspects from a motel along the freeway at Thompson Road where a number of car break-ins were reported. The suspects led police westbound on the freeway and then crashed near Cedar Lane in Channelview.

An innocent driver may have been involved in the wreck, but there were no immediate reports of injuries.

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