Edinburg chase ends blocks away from Hidalgo County Jail

A Thursday morning high-speed chase ended just a few blocks away from the Hidalgo County Jail.

The chase ended near Cibolo Road and Highway 281 just after 9 a.m. Thursday.

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) state troopers are investigating the incident.

DPS Sgt. Johnny Hernandez told Action 4 News that the driver refused to stop for a state trooper.

Sgt. Hernandez said tire spikes were used to stop the car but the driver bailed out and fled on foot.

State troopers were able to arrest the driver.

The driver's name has not been released but he is in custody at the HIdalgo County Jail, which was only a few blocks away from where the chase ended.

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