Road spikes stop driver with load of drugs during chase

A man is behind bars on drug charges after leading authorities on a chase in western Hidalgo County.

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) state troopers made the arrest in Palmview.

Investigators told Action 4 News that the chase ended off Military Highway and Bentsen Palm Drive just after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

State troopers used road spikes to stop the driver TMs car.

Investigators confirmed that the driver is in custody and that state troopers found drugs in the car.

The driver is expected to face evading arrest and drug charges but his name is not being released until after he appears before a judge.