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Wed November 7, 2012
High-Speed Chase Ends in Crash
One man was arrested after an early Tuesday morning high speed chase from Hunt county to Hopkins county resulted in a crash.
Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks reported that the chase began at approximately 2:30 a.m Tuesday after a deputy attempted to pull over a red Dodge Durango at the 102 mile marker eastbound on Interstate 30 under suspicion that the driver was driving while intoxicated.
The driver of the vehicle failed to stop, and allegedly turned his lights off while traveling at speeds of more than 100 mph.
The driver ran off the road several times during the pursuit and was reported to have wrecked his vehicle in a construction area on I-30 in Hopkins county after losing control of the vehicle and slamming into a concrete wall barrier.
The suspect was taken by air ambulance to a Dallas hospital in an unknown condition.
The name of the suspect was being withheld as of Tuesday evening till charges can be filed.