A suspect led Grand Prairie police on a chase Tuesday morning that ended with the driver crashing into a utility pole that knocked out power to about 20 customers, police said. No injuries were reported.
Police tried to stop the driver at about 4 a.m. for a traffic violation in the 1000 block of MacArthur Boulevard in northern Grand Prairie, police said.
The driver sped away and a chase ensued. The pursuit didn’t go far as they drove north on MacArthur Boulevard in Irving, which remains closed, police said.
The suspect drove into a residential neighborhood, lost control rounding a curve on Game Lake Drive and struck the utility pole, which knocked down lines onto the street and the vehicle, police said.
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Oncor officials say power was knocked out to about 20 customers.
The unnamed suspect was arrested.