Driver tries to flee police, crashes into tree

November 21, 2013 4:30:41 AM PST
A driver in southwest Houston tried to get away from police but ended up crashing into a tree.

Police arrested both the driver and a passenger. Officers found several purses in the vehicle. They're trying to find out if they're stolen. It's unknown why the driver tried to get away.

The chase started when officers tried to pull the driver over for a traffic violation.

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