Two police cars struck on Eastex Freeway during police chase

Two Bridge City police cars were struck during a police chase that ended on Eastex Freeway near the TxDOT office.

BEAUMONT - Two Bridge City police cars were struck during a police chase that ended on Eastex Freeway near the TxDOT office. 

Bridge City officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop pertaining to a theft at Bridge City Walmart when the suspect fled from officers. 

The chase began in Bridge City and ended in Beaumont, according to a spokesperson for the Beaumont Police Department. 

The suspect lost control of his vehicle and struck two Bridge City police cars while attempting to flee from officers, before coming to a stop. 

The driver was arrested and taken into custody. 

 

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