Routine traffic stop turns into chase

January 2, 2009 8:06:23 AM PST
Police are still trying to figure out what caused a driver and his passenger to lead them on a chase in southwest Houston. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Investigators say an officer tried to pull over a Toyota pickup for a traffic violation when the driver took off down Renwick near Dashwood. The officer chased the truck into an apartment complex, where two men jumped out and ran.

The driver was caught right away, but the passenger got away. Police say the truck was not stolen.

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