Posted: Feb 18, 2013 3:04 PM
Updated: Feb 18, 2013 5:59 PM
CORPUS CHRISTI - Officers in Robstown ended up chasing the driver of a truck wanted for speeding this afternoon. One officer keeping an eye out for possible drug smugglers along Highway 77 tried to stop the pickup for driving too fast in a construction zone.
The driver went off the shoulder the get around two 18-wheelers in his attempt the officer. We're told the driver was going over 100 miles an hour. He pulled off onto a side road near Highway 28 where everyone inside bailed out.
Officers were able to find two men hiding nearby in a drainage ditch. At least two more people got away.
Police say the truck was reported stolen in Houston during a carjacking last month. The two illegal immigrants arrested today face charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and evading arrest.
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