Multi-state, high-speed chase ends in crash - KLTV.com - Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville |ETX News

2 arrested in high speed chase from LA into ETX

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Two people are facing charges after a high-speed chase that started in Shreveport early Friday morning and ended after the driver crashed in East Texas.

Shreveport police confirm that they were in pursuit of a driver after a traffic stop just before 4 a.m. Police it all started when they spotted a car parked behind a business in the 900 block of Shreveport-Barksdale Highway. Police that's when the male driver sped off. The driver lead police on a high-speed chase for about 20 minutes. Police say the passenger threw several items out the window. No word on what those items were.

That chase then crossed into East Texas into Harrison County, Texas and then into Gregg County where the driver side-swiped an 18-wheeler at mile marker 603 before crashing on I-20 at mile marker 597 between Loop 281 and Eastman Road.

A woman in her mid 20's and a man in his late 30's were both arrested. Harrison County Sheriff's deputies say the driver faces charges of evading arrest with a vehicle and both will be charged simple evading arrest.

Police say there are no serious injuries.

As we learn more, we'll update you online and on air.

Copyright 2013 KSLA. All rights reserved.

  • NewsMore>>

  • SFA picked sixth in preseason poll; Jacks take part in SLC Media Day

    SFA picked sixth in preseason poll; Jacks take part in SLC Media Day

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:25 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:25:09 GMT
    SFA football picked ot finish sixth in the SLC.SFA football picked ot finish sixth in the SLC.

    With the beginning of Stephen F. Austin's 91st season of football rapidly approaching, head coach Clint Conque, junior defensive lineman Lamont Alexander and sophomore wide receiver Tamrick Pace completed the first official football event of the year by taking part in the 2017 Southland Conference Football Media Day at Hilton Americas in Houston.  After learning they were picked to finish sixth in the 2017 Southland Conference preseason poll...

    More >>

    With the beginning of Stephen F. Austin's 91st season of football rapidly approaching, head coach Clint Conque, junior defensive lineman Lamont Alexander and sophomore wide receiver Tamrick Pace completed the first official football event of the year by taking part in the 2017 Southland Conference Football Media Day at Hilton Americas in Houston.  After learning they were picked to finish sixth in the 2017 Southland Conference preseason poll...

    More >>
  • Prayers asked for severely injured Lone Star firefighter

    Prayers asked for severely injured Lone Star firefighter

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:21 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:21:22 GMT
    (Source: Linda Shirley Campbell)(Source: Linda Shirley Campbell)

    An East Texas community is coming together after a volunteer firefighter was severely injured.  

    More >>

    An East Texas community is coming together after a volunteer firefighter was severely injured. 

    More >>
  • Patrick Mahomes signs rookie contract with Chiefs

    Patrick Mahomes signs rookie contract with Chiefs

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:19 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:19:01 GMT
    Mahomes has signed his rookie contract.Mahomes has signed his rookie contract.

    Like Dez Bryant, Whitehouse product Patrick Mahomes was a first round pick. And like Bryant, the East Texan loves to give back to the community. Earlier this week, the Chiefs rookie quarterback returned to Lubbock where he played college ball at Texas Tech to sign autographs.

    More >>

    Like Dez Bryant, Whitehouse product Patrick Mahomes was a first round pick. And like Bryant, the East Texan loves to give back to the community. Earlier this week, the Chiefs rookie quarterback returned to Lubbock where he played college ball at Texas Tech to sign autographs.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly