Man Arrested After Striking Train During Chase: Garland Police

Police said they arrested a man who crashed into a train during a chase in Garland Tuesday night.

Garland police said they were pursuing a sedan on Santa Anna Avenue when the driver went past a railroad crossing arm and struck a freight train near Garland Road at about 9:45 p.m.

The driver ran across Garland Road and into a neighborhood near the intersection of Mayfair Boulevard and Flamingo Lane, according to authorities.

Police said Dallas officers and a Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter assisted in the search for the driver, who was found hiding near some bushes.

Authorities said the vehicle the man was driving had no license plate and was possibly stolen.

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