Chase ends with crash, lights out for neighborhood

HOUSTON

Police say an officer tried to pull over a driver in a stolen vehicle. The driver refused and took police through the North Freeway and the feeder road.

The pursuit continued for four blocks until the suspect lost control and crashed into a utility pole, gas pumps and a fence on Glenburnie near the North Freeway.

The driver was pinned inside the car then was taken to Ben Taub General Hospital. At last check, the driver was stable.

A passenger tried to flee the scene but was quickly arrested, officials said.

The crash caused the area to temporarily lose power.

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