Multi-city chase reported in western Hidalgo County

Authorities are searching for a man behind the wheel of an SUV involved in a chase through several Rio Grande Valley cities.

Investigators told Action 4 News that the chase started west of Rio Grande City around 2:30 p.m. Friday.

A man driving a marroon SUV refused to stop for Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) state troopers.

Investigators told Action 4 News that the driver continued through La Grulla, Sullivan City and made it to Peitas.

Several illegal immigrants reportedly bailed out of the SUV in Peitas but the driver continued on.

State troopers, local police, Border Patrol and a DPS helicopter were all involved in the chase.

Action 4 News will provide more information as it becomes available.