HPD: Chase suspect killed in crash on Dairy Ashford in SW Housotn

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Houston police stated the driving drive ran a minimal of 4 crimson lights on Dairy Ashford Highway ahead of crashing correct proper right into a tree.

HOUSTON — An particular person accused of working numerous crimson lights is lifeless after crashing his car correct proper right into a tree all by a police chase Saturday morning in the Westchase space.

The crash occurred shortly ahead of 2 a.m. in the 3400 block of S. Dairy Ashford Road close to the Westpark Tollway.


Police had been responding to a disturbance determine as quickly as they seen a car run a crimson mild at Briar Forest Drive, in response to investigators.

“They turned on their sirens and made an try to cease,” Houston Police Asst. Chief Patricia Cantu stated. “The automobile continued to hurry [and] ran three extra lights.”


At some extent, Cantu stated the officers began to lose sight of the suspect’s car and slowed down. Investigators stated the driving drive continued to hurry off.


Moments later, police reportedly discovered the automotive crashed correct proper right into a tree on S. Dairy Ashford Highway.

Houston firefighters responded to the scene and tried to free the driving drive who Cantu stated was trapped contained in the automotive. Whereas making an attempt to tug the suspect out, firefighters declared the driving drive lifeless on the scene.

Investigators take into consideration he was the one explicit particular person contained in the automotive. They’re nonetheless working to substantiate the suspect’s id.

“If an officer tries to make a cease, please cease,” Cantu stated. “This fatality, this actually shouldn’t occur. Please cease. Please keep away from attempting to hit one other individual or something…they had been operating three consecutive lights, and it may have damage and injured one other individual.”

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HOUSTON — An particular person accused of working numerous crimson lights is lifeless after crashing his car correct proper right into a tree all by a police chase Saturday morning in the Westchase space.

The crash occurred shortly ahead of 2 a.m. in the 3400 block of S. Dairy Ashford Road close to the Westpark Tollway.


Police had been responding to a disturbance determine as quickly as they seen a car run a crimson mild at Briar Forest Drive, in response to investigators.

“They turned on their sirens and made an try to cease,” Houston Police Asst. Chief Patricia Cantu stated. “The automobile continued to hurry [and] ran three extra lights.”


At some extent, Cantu stated the officers began to lose sight of the suspect’s car and slowed down. Investigators stated the driving drive continued to hurry off.


Moments later, police reportedly discovered the automotive crashed correct proper right into a tree on S. Dairy Ashford Highway.

Houston firefighters responded to the scene and tried to free the driving drive who Cantu stated was trapped contained in the automotive. Whereas making an attempt to tug the suspect out, firefighters declared the driving drive lifeless on the scene.

Investigators take into consideration he was the one explicit particular person contained in the automotive. They’re nonetheless working to substantiate the suspect’s id.

“If an officer tries to make a cease, please cease,” Cantu stated. “This fatality, this actually shouldn’t occur. Please cease. Please keep away from attempting to hit one other individual or something…they had been operating three consecutive lights, and it may have damage and injured one other individual.”

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