The chase lasted more than 40 minutes, with the driver traveling at very high rates of speed both on freeways and side streets in northwest Houston.
The incident finally came to a dramatic end when police closed in on the driver on a side street. He crashed his pickup into a parked car. At that point, the driver bailed out and ran, but he was quickly struck by an oncoming patrol car. The suspect was not seriously injured.
He was taken into custody without further incident. It's not clear what charges he may face.
There have been several close calls, but no injuries have been reported at this time.
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