Suspected drunk driver foils police chase, causes three car crash, police say

Driver in chase still at large

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SAN ANTONIO – Two people are in the hospital including a suspected drunk driver who, police said, caused a three car accident involving a Leon Valley police cruiser.

According to Leon Valley police, the chain of events began with a chase near Bandera Road around 1:15 a.m.

Police tried pulling over a blue Honda civic but the driver kept going and led the officer to Loop 410 near Marbach Road.

At the same time, the driver of a red Mustang rear-ended another car, causing the car to flip and hit the patrol car chasing the blue Honda.

Police said the driver of the blue Honda got away. 

The driver of the red Mustang was taken to University Hospital, where investigators learned he was intoxicated. Police said he will face charges. 

The driver of the car that flipped was also taken to University Hospital, police said.

The officer involved was not hurt. 

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