Suspect charged in Friday's police chase

EMBED </>More News Videos

A man was arrested after leading police on an hour-long high-speed chase throughout northern Houston.

A high speed police chase across Houston came to a crashing halt Friday afternoon. After a stand off, armed officers pulled the suspect from his vehicle.

Police have charged 26-year-old, Mark Ryan Williams with felony evading, possession of controlled substance and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

VIDEO: Police chase suspect through the city of Houston
EMBED </>More News Videos

High speed chase ends in crash

Williams allegedy slammed into the vehicle of Alfonso Mendez on the feeder road for the Eastex Freeway at Aldine Mail Route. Children were in the car that was struck. It's not yet known the extent of any injuries.

"We were coming from Katy and I was coming back to eat at this new restaurant," Mendez said. "We were headed to my parents house and that's when the truck came flying at us."

Mendez says he saw glass everywhere.

"I just saw all the glass flying and I saw all the cops coming with guns so we ran out of the truck and ran down their (pointing towards underpass) to hide over there," he added.

VIDEO: Crash victim describes what happened during the chase
EMBED </>More News Videos

Witness describes the moment police pulled chase suspect out of the car

The hour-long chase covered the Hardy Toll Road and Grand Parkway, along with other main roads. The truck was traveling only on rims for the front two tires for much of the pursuit, and left the roadway at times.

Due to the breaking news coverage interruption on the air, "General Hospital" will air in its entirety at 1:35am Saturday, 8/13. We apologize for the inconvenience.
VIDEO: 12-year-old girl leads police on high-speed police chase
EMBED </>More News Videos

Newly released dash camera footage shows a high-speed chase as officers pursed a 12-year-old-girl for more than 40 miles.

Police chase ends in violent crash in north Houston
EMBED </>More News Videos

Two suspects were arrested after the the violent crash.

Driver with gun brings I-45 to halt
EMBED </>More News Videos

Slow speed chase ends with arrest

Driver in custody after bizarre chase and swim
EMBED </>More News Videos

Man arrested after wild police chase that ended in the Brazos River.

Suspects jump from freeway during chase
EMBED </>More News Videos

Two men jumped from the Beltway to get away from police at the end of a chase

Related Topics:
newspolice chasehigh-speed chase
(Copyright ©2016 KTRK-TV. All Rights Reserved.)

Load Comments