A man wearing a cast on his leg was arrested early Tuesday after leading Houston police on a chase and jumping from a bridge, injuring his other leg, authorities said.
Police were attempting to conduct a traffic stop when the man refused to pull over and began to drive away, KHOU reported.
The man lost control of his vehicle after a short pursuit and hit a bridge rail, KTRK reported. The man then jumped across a bridge onto the freeway below, breaking his other leg, the television station reported.
Northeast officers just apprehended a suspect at 1500 Hamilton. Suspect fled from a traffic stop and crashed into a bridge rail. Male then jumped out and ran on foot before jumping on to the Easter Freeway. Fortunately officers were able to stop traffic before he was struck. 202 pic.twitter.com/ekj5Vot2U5— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) September 17, 2019
"He jumped off the bridge, and when he jumped onto the freeway, apparently he injured the other leg. So, apparently both legs are injured now," Houston Police Department spokesman Sgt. Larry Crowson told KTRK.
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