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18-wheeler reportedly leads police on hour-long pursuit

HOUSTON – The chase started near The Woodlands, but it went through three counties and ended near the Madisonville exit on I-45.

Police said an 18-wheeler reached speeds close to 60 mph and repeatedly tried to hit pursuing police vehicles during the chase.

A rolling roadblock was created to prevent the driver from affecting traffic.

The chase lasted over an hour and went a total of 66 miles.

The driver was taken to Montgomery County Jail.