Pursuit Ends in Crash

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HIDALGO COUNTY--A suspect is behind bars after a pursuit turned crash in Hidalgo County.

The crash happened around noon Sunday. According to Texas Parks and Wildlife, one of their officers pulled over a vehicle on the expressway. When the officer walked up to the vehicle, he smelled alcohol and saw a beer can. While the officer was calling for assistance, the suspect fled the scene, leading to the pursuit.

The suspect collided with the vehicle of an elderly woman. The collision happened on Frontage road near Main Street. The suspect tried to get away by foot, but was caught and taken into custody.

Parks and Wildlife said the victim was taken to McAllen medical center.

It's unclear what charges the suspect may face.


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