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18-wheeler driver admits to being on meth during chase on Southwest Freeway

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas – An arrest was made Thursday afternoon following a 18-wheeler chase down the Southwest Freeway northbound, according to the Rosenberg Police Department.

According to deputies, the officers with the Department of Public Safety and the Fort Bend Sheriff's County Office started following the vehicle down the Southwest Freeway in Wharton around 2:45 p.m. Friday after the rig was spotted swerving between lanes near El Campo.

The driver did not stop, leading law enforcement into Fort Bend County.

According to DPS, the truck was stopped on US 59 near Highway 36 in Rosenberg, where the driver was detained.

Police said the driver was on the phone with his company, and the company convinced him to stop.

Police also said the driver admitted to being on meth.

We will share more information when it becomes available.