Sweetwater police chase ends with car on top of 2 pickup trucks

SWEETWATER, Texas - A police chase in Sweetwater took an interesting turn when a driver landed a car on top of two pickup trucks.

Police tell KTXS they tried to stop a black Chrysler sedan Wednesday evening for a traffic violation in the area of West Arkansas and Bowie streets.

The driver hit the gas and led police on a short chase. It ended when the driver lost control and drove off an elevated retaining wall in the 800 block of East Arizona Street.

The car landed on top of two pickups parked below.


The driver got out and ran but was caught after a short foot chase.

The suspect is a juvenile, so no name was released. Police say the suspect was charged with evading arrest/detention in a motor vehicle and transported to the Taylor County Juvenile Detention Facility.



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