HPD: Hit-and-run driver arrested after chase

Police talk to a handcuffed man who they say led officers on a chase after allegedly leaving the scene of an accident

March 9, 2013 6:42:42 AM PST
A man is facing charges after allegedly fleeing the scene of an accident and then leading police on a chase.

It started south of downtown Houston on Highway 288 near Almeda-Genoa. That's where the suspect was involved in an accident, police say.

According to officials, the suspect took off and the other driver followed him and called police.

Officers chased the man into a neighborhood where he eventually stopped on Twisted Brook and Jewel Meadow.

Investigators say the suspect will be charged with evading arrest. They are also investigating whether he was intoxicated.

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