SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A driver who allegedly led law enforcement officers on a 100 mph chase is now in custody.
Francisco Martinez-Gonzalez, 22, of Tyler was taken into custody Saturday by game wardens with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Law enforcement officer initially tried to pull Martinez-Gonzalez over for a traffic stop when they observed him driving recklessly Saturday on FM 850, Game Warden Capt. Quint Balkcom said.
Martinez-Gonzalez did not stop and instead fled, almost colliding head-on with an officer, Balkcom said.
He then allegedly led officers on a pursuit with speeds reaching up to 100 mph and drove into oncoming traffic, Balkcom said.
Martinez-Gonzalez eventually crashed into a fence on FM 850.
He was arrested and booked into the Smith County Jail.
He is charged with evading arrest detention with a vehicle; driving while intoxicated; evading arrest detention; resisting arrest search or transport. Martinez-Gonzalez also has an ICE immigration detainer.