Sheriff’s office: Police chase ends in grass fire near Edinburg

1 year 6 months 1 day ago Wednesday, March 30 2022 Mar 30, 2022 March 30, 2022 5:19 PM March 30, 2022 in News - Local

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.

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