Driver leads police on chase on tracks

January 23, 2008 4:20:05 AM PST
Police are still searching for a driver who managed to get away after leading them on a chase down railroad tracks in northeast Houston.The officer tried to pull the driver over initially because of a traffic violation. He sped away and wound up turning onto railroad tracks for a short distance.

He eventually got a flat and ended up stuck between two tracks near Colfax and Sakowitz. He then ditched the car and managed to escape police.

A train had to stop briefly while the scene was cleared. It's still unclear why he was running.

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