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Police chase in southeast Houston ends in head on collision Wednedsay, officials say

HOUSTON – A police chase ended in a head-on collision with another driver in southeast Houston Wednesday afternoon, according to the Houston Police Department.

Houston police officers attempted to pull a driver over at about 1:36 p.m. in the 3400 block of Dixie Drive. The driver took off and police officers chased them for about five minutes, officials said.

The chase ended near the intersection of Old Spanish Trail and Cullen Boulevard when the suspect driver struck Jeff Burger’s car head-on.

“I looked up and he came over that hill and it was a mess,” Burger said. “There was nothing to do. It just happened so quickly.”

Burger said he had minor burns and bruises from his airbags deploying. At least one person was treated for injuries and loaded in an ambulance.

It is unknown if anyone else was injured in the wreck.

Officers took the suspect into custody.

One person was injured in a wreck following a police chase in southeast Houston on Feb. 12, 2020.
One person was injured in a wreck following a police chase in southeast Houston on Feb. 12, 2020. (KPRC)

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