Noon Update Edinburg Car Crash

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A motorist suffered serious injuries Sunday night after a car crash near Edinburg.

At 8:05 p.m. Sunday, a state trooper attempted to stop a gray Chevrolet truck for speeding on Interstate 2 in Donna, according to information provided by Lt. Christopher Olivarez, a spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety.

"A vehicle pursuit ensued resulting in the driver crashing on FM 907 and Curve Road after striking a pole and rolling over," Olivarez said. "Driver sustained serious injuries and was air lifted to DHR."

A passenger sustained minor injuries, Olivarez said.

The Department of Public Safety suspects alcohol may have been a factor in the crash, Olivarez said. Blood test results are pending.

Correction: This story incorrectly stated where the car crash occurred. The truck hit a pole near Edinburg.


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