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Spike-strips used, stopping high-speed chase

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Posted at 5:02 AM, Dec 20, 2019

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS — DPS Troopers tried to pull over a suspected drunk driver on the city's south-side and it leads up to a high-speed chase.

The chase started just before 2:30 AM Friday near old Brownsville Road near Saratoga.

DPS Troopers tried to pull over the male driver of a white vehicle when it gave chase and lead law enforcement officers almost circling the city.

Speeds in the chase reached more than 100-miles-per-hour.

Officers deployed spike strips and the vehicle eventually came to a stop near the intersection of Greenwood Road and Port Avenue.

The chase is said to have lasted almost ten minutes.

The male driver is facing felony evading charges and is suspected of being intoxicated.