CHASE LEADS TO STANDOFF NEAR HEARNE

Law enforcement officers, including troopers from the Texas Department of Public Safety, were finally able to stop the woman driver of a passenger car after she led them on a chase that began at highway 21 and highway 6 just north of Bryan/College Station.  The chase only  ended  near Hearne after troopers put out traffic spikes to stop her.

The woman driver of this car was finally taken into custody. (Photo courtesy KBTX.)

The woman driver of this car was finally taken into custody. (Photo courtesy KBTX.)

Reports from the DPS say the woman refused to stop her car when troopers tried to pull her over at about 6:30pm Tuesday night.  She drove away and the troopers, joined by sheriff’s deputies and other law enforcement pursued her.

Trooper threw out the traffic spikes near Hearne, stopping the vehicle.  Troopers, deputies and a SWAT team surrounded her car when she refused to get out.  She finally surrendered and was taken to an area hospital for observation.

The case remains under investigation.