A police chase that occurred Saturday night along Hwy-77 ended with eight undocumented immigrants detained.
The chase began in Driscoll, when officers followed the suspected vehicle, a Dodge Durango, along Hwy-77. After a police unit put spikes on the road near Five-Points, the driver of the Durango was seen by Police hitting a pedestrian car, then smashing into a police cruiser, spinning out of control and then ramming into a light pole.
Immediately following the crash, Police stated that nearly a dozen undocumented immigrants bailed out of the SUV and proceeded to flee the scene. CCPD officers were able to detain eight of the suspected immigrants at the Discount Tire Company on Hwy.77.
Two of the detained suspected immigrants were transported to the hospital for treatment, the others were taken in by border patrol.