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Three arrested following DPS chase, crash on East Side

SAN ANTONIOUPDATE: Three people have been charged in connection with a chase on the city's East Side involving Texas Department of Public Safety troopers.

The chase started around 8:40 p.m. Thursday when a trooper tried to stop an SUV that was believed to be stolen.

The driver of the vehicle refused to stop and led the trooper onto the I-35 North frontage road. 

During the chase, the trooper collided with a pickup truck at the intersection at North New Braunfels Avenue and the driver of the SUV got away.

No one was hurt in that crash.

Authorities later found the vehicle near Walters Street, and the three suspects were arrested at the scene. 

The suspects have been charged with evading arrest and unauthorized use of a vehicle. Their identities have not been released. 

(Previously)

A pursuit involving Texas Department of Public Safety troopers ended with a couple of people detained and a crash on the East Side, officials said.

DPS said the pursuit ended at Rullman and Edgar avenues, near Walters Street. It said there was a crash at I-35 and North New Braunfels Avenue that is linked to the pursuit.

Officials said the pursuit began when troopers attempted a traffic stop. The driver took off, causing the crash at I-35 and North New Braunfels, where a trooper vehicle and a truck were damaged. Everyone at that scene is expected to be OK.

Troopers caught up with the driver near Walters Street, where a couple of people were taken into custody, officials said.

KSAT will update this story as more information becomes available.


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