Chase leads to officer involved-accident in northwest Houston

Search continues for suspect after chase

By Erika Ramirez - Assignment Editor

HOUSTON - A man is on the run after leading police on a chase that ended with an officer-involved accident early Saturday morning.

A Houston police officer attempted to stop a white SUV on Antoine Drive for traffic violations around 12:30 a.m., according to police. The driver refused to stop, leading police on a chase through northwest Houston. 

During the chase, the officer had to avoid another car while trying to keep up with the suspect. The officer lost control and crashed into the wall.

According to police, the officer was not hurt. The accident shut down the freeway for a couple of hours. 

The suspect got away fleeing northbound on Highway 290. 

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