Man celebrating birthday leads police on chase

Police say a man celebrating his birthday led police on a chase, then crashed near the North Freeway and Houston Avenue.

February 25, 2011 10:22:26 AM PST
A man celebrating his 20th birthday is now in jail after leading police on a chase overnight. Police caught the driver after he crashed through several small fences and then into a tree on Houston avenue at the North Freeway. Police tried to pull the man over after they spotted him speeding in the wrong direction on Montrose near Westheimer.

Officers say he wasn't drunk, but under the influence of something.