Pregnant passenger injured in high-speed chase, crash in Conroe

By Cory McCord - Digital News Editor
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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas - A pregnant woman was taken to a hospital in stable condition after she was involved in a chase and crash in Montgomery County late Monday night.

Just before midnight on I-45 near The Woodlands, authorities said they attempted to pull over a silver Honda with no taillight assembly.

The driver of the vehicle did not stop and led authorities on a chase that reached speeds up to 90 mph, according to authorities.

The driver continued northbound on I-45 while throwing things, believed to be drugs, out of the vehicle, authorities said.

The driver wove through the streets of Conroe, until he struck a utility pole at the intersection of Sherman Street and 2nd Street, authorities said. The driver continued to try to leave the scene, even though one of the front wheels was ripped off. The vehicle struck another pole and several mailboxes before coming to rest against a third pole, according to authorities.

Two men got out of the vehicle and attempted to run on foot, but were apprehended by authorities. One was found hiding in a nearby truck, according to authorities.

A large quantity of meth was found in the vehicle, authorities said.

The passenger was released.

The driver was arrested.

The pregnant passenger was taken to the hospital.

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