HOUSTON -

A driver is in jail after police said he led them on a high-speed chase.

It started around 3 a.m. Friday on Crosstimbers and the Gulf Freeway.

Officers said they tried to stop the man after he ran a stop sign, but then he sped off.

Officers followed the driver into Texas City, where the chase finally ended on FM 1764.

The driver was quickly taken into custody.

Police have not said why the man took off in the first place.