1 arrested after motorcycle leads authorities on high-speed chase

Authorities spent Thursday night searching for a motorcyclist who led them on a chase.

HOUSTON – Authorities spent Thursday night searching for a motorcyclist who led them on a chase.

The chase began just before 6 p.m. on U.S. Highway 59 near Will Clayton Parkway after authorities attempted a traffic stop.

By 6:45 p.m., the motorcycle driver had parked the motorcycle in the parking lot of a hotel near 59 and Kingwood Drive. Several tow trucks could be seen parking in the area. It appeared the motorcycle driver may have fled the scene on foot, and authorities appeared to be establishing a perimeter in the area.

By 7:30 p.m., officials said the motorcyclist had been taken into custody.


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Aaron Barker has been a senior digital editor at KPRC 2 since 2016. As a meteorologist, he specializes in stories about the weather. He has covered Hurricane Harvey, the Astros first World Series win, the Santa Fe High School shooting, the ITC fire and Tropical Storm Imelda.