A man fleeing from a trooper on Saturday was taken into custody after he crashed into a chain-link fence in Fort Worth, officials say.
About 4:30 a.m., a Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol trooper attempted to stop a Chevrolet Silverado on a traffic violation on the Chisholm Trail Parkway.
The driver, Juan Orta, didn’t pull over and led the trooper on a pursuit on various roadways until he crashed about 4:45 a.m. into the fence near Hulen Street and Briarhaven Road, the DPS said.
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Orta, 34, was taken into custody and booked into the Tarrant County Jail. He has been charged with evading arrest and unlawful carrying of a weapon. His bail has been set at $2,750.
During the chase, Orta slowed down to let a passenger out, officials said. The passenger was not located.
No additional information was available.