Police chase ends when suspect crashes into officer's patrol car in S. Austin

A police chase ended when the suspect hit an Austin Police officer's patrol vehicle and crashed near MoPac & Hwy. 290. Photo: CBS Austin/Leslie Allrich

UPDATE: 5:45 am

Police have called off the search for a suspect involved in a high-speed chase in a stolen car.

Police also say there were three people in the suspect's vehicle. Two of them were taken to a hospital with injuries that were not considered life threatening.


Police are searching for at least one suspect after a police pursuit ended when the car officers were chasing crashed into an Austin Police patrol vehicle near Highway 290 & MoPac.

Sources say the suspect was driving a stolen car and the chase reached speeds of more than 100 miles per hour on MoPac.

Austin Police say there are no reported injuries.

This is a developing story. Refresh this page periodically for updates.

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