Houston officer crashes while chasing after motorcyclist

A police officer crashes his car as a fleeing motorcyclist rides away.

April 11, 2011 11:34:34 AM PDT
A Houston police officer crashed his cruiser while chasing after a pair of motorcycles overnight. The crash happened at Belle Park at Carvel on the southwest side of town. Police spotted the two motorcycles racing on Richmond. Officers chased after one rider who took off at speeds of 90 miles per hour down the Sam Houston Tollway. Police chased him into a neighborhood where one officer ran off the road hitting a metal pole.

The suspect escaped by driving over a foot bridge. The officer was not hurt.