HPD: Intoxicated driver leads police on chase, crashes into vehicle in downtown Houston


A drunk driver was arrested early Wednesday after crashing into another driver during a police chase, sending one person to the hospital, according to Houston police.

An HPD unit attempted to pull over a car for traffic violations on Milam at McKinney around 12:25 a.m., but the driver refused to stop.  The driver led police on a short chase downtown, running red lights, until he crashed into another vehicle on Pierce Street.

The driver was found to be intoxicated and arrested, police said.

The driver in the vehicle that was struck was not hurt, but his passenger was taken to the hospital in stable condition.