WALLISVILLE, Texas (KTRK) -- Authorities are trying to figure out why a driver eluded troopers during a routine traffic stop, traveling at speeds of up to 130 mph.
DPS troopers were trying to stop a Dodge Nitro for an equipment violation in the area of the East Freeway and Waco Street at around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday.
The Dodge SUV led troopers to the East Beltway 8 at the Wallisville exit. The vehicle crashed into a brick wall of an apartment complex ending the chase.
The driver was taken to the hospital with a broken leg from the crash.
Authorities have not immediately said what charges the driver will face.
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Chase reaches 130 mph before crash in Wallisville