A Navasota man was arrested early Monday morning after a chase that police say reached speeds of 130 mph.
Around midnight Monday, Navasota police observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed and running a red light at the intersection of Washington Avenue and LaSalle Street.
Officers attempted a traffic stop, but the suspect fled south on Business 6. The vehicle entered Highway 6 southbound and continued to evade officers.
Navasota police requested assistance from other agencies and Hempstead police set up spikes on Highway 6. The vehicle struck the spikes and the pursuit ended.
The driver, 19-year-old Sammy Mallard, was taken into custody and charged with Evading in a Motor Vehicle and Reckless Driving.