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DPS high-speed pursuit ends in crash

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Posted at 3:17 AM, Dec 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-20 07:22:49-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS — One female driver is facing serious charges after investigators said she led DPS Troopers on a high-speed chase.

The pursuit happened around 12:30 am Friday on Interstate 37 in Calallen.

Troopers said they tried to pull over a Chevy hatchback vehicle when it sped up and tried to evade their DPS Unit.

Investigators said the chase continued Southbound along I-37 and lasted more than eight minutes with speeds reaching up to one hundred miles per hour.

The suspect's vehicle exited I-37 and Navigation Boulevard and crashed into orange construction barriers.

Luckily, no injuries were reported and the female driver was taken into custody.

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Photo: Picture of a female suspect taken into custody following a high speed chase along I-37.

So far, the suspect faces evading charges and additional charges could be pending.