Sheriff’s office: Police chase ends in grass fire near Edinburg
A vehicle flipping over multiple times during a police pursuit resulted in grass fire north of Edinburg, according to the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office.
The chase began Wednesday afternoon when a deputy with the sheriff’s office attempted to make a traffic stop on a white Volkswagen that refused to stop, the agency said in a news release.
“The pursuit ended when the vehicle turned into a field by the northbound exit ramp of 490, lost control and flipped multiple times, causing a grass fire,” the news release stated.
The driver was taken into custody. Several agencies are currently at the scene battling the blaze.