HOUSTON — Law enforcement identified a 4-calendar year-old boy inside of of a auto adhering to a significant-velocity chase with a girl suspected of drunk driving in the Museum District late Wednesday night.
The girl uncovered driving the car or truck was arrested and faces prices of felony evasion and driving while intoxicated.
Houston law enforcement stated this all begun when the suspect driver virtually hit an off-obligation officer on a motorcycle heading inbound on the Katy Freeway around Taylor. The officer swerved to steer clear of getting hit by the dashing motor vehicle.
The police officer claimed he estimated that the suspect automobile was going about 90 mph.
A chase ensued and officers have been equipped to get the suspect motor vehicle to quit just just before 11:30 p.m. immediately after she took the Fannin exit on the Southwest Freeway. That is the place the lady surrendered.
The 4-year-outdated boy was in the backseat of the auto, police explained.
“He was sound asleep at the time of this full incident,” HPD Lt. Izaguirre mentioned. “Our officers checked on the youngster. The baby is Alright.”
He is now with a loved ones member.
THIS Morning: A 4-year-old is with family members, after staying associated in a higher velocity chase 🚓 with Houston police. The driver eventually surrendered, but who knows what could’ve happened to that small boy and other individuals. On-air 📺 now with extra @KHOU pic.twitter.com/XHGCj2m0Dy
— Ugochi Iloka KHOU (@UgochiKHOU) March 31, 2022