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East Side man jumps 50-feet, tries to escape police

Man crashes car in 1300 block of Westfall Ave before jumping to tracks

SAN ANTONIO – A man is in custody after he allegedly tried to outrun police late Saturday night.

Authorities said the man was driving recklessly on South New Braunfels Avenue and when they began pursuit, the man sped off.

He led police on a brief chase to the 1300 block of Westfall Avenue and crashed into a curb which caused his back tire to fly off.

The man got out of his vehicle and took off before jumping 50-feet onto some railroad tracks below, police said.

He was quickly caught and is now facing evading arrest charges.