Deputies end chase by ramming suspect's car on East Freeway

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Friday, May 21, 2021
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It was a chase that went on for 23 miles overnight, and the moment a deputy rammed his cruiser into the suspect vehicle was caught on camera.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A driver who took off from deputies was taken into custody Friday morning after a chase that lasted for 23 miles.

It began in west Houston at Highway 6 and Westpark just after 2:30 a.m. and ended on the East Freeway around 30 minutes later.

Video of the end of the chase shows a deputy ramming the suspect's Ford Taurus, causing it to spin before it came to a stop.

It wasn't clear why the driver took off from deputies when they attempted to perform a traffic stop.