High-speed chase ends in violent crash in southwest Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A high-speed chase in southwest Houston ended in a violent crash Sunday morning.

Harris County Precinct 5 deputies attempted to pull over a vehicle near Richmond and Chimney Rock around 3:40 a.m.

Authorities say the driver refused to stop, and led police on a short chase through the Galleria area.

Police say the chase ended near Rice Avenue when the driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a traffic pole.

The driver was knocked unconscious and transported to Ben Taub Hospital in stable condition.

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Police chase ends in crash in SW Houston

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