BEXAR COUNTY, Texas – Bexar County Sheriff’s Office deputies had to get assistance from a police helicopter to find a driver who decided to run following a vehicle crash overnight.
The incident happened just before 2 a.m. near the intersection of Panda Drive and Marlina Drive, not far from Loop 410 on the city’s Northwest Side.
According to BCSO, a deputy had tried to pull a speeding driver over, but the driver instead sped off.
The sheriff’s office said the deputy did not chase him, however, the driver later crashed his Dodge Charger into a parked vehicle and tried to run away.
A San Antonio Police Department helicopter found the suspect a few blocks away and he was eventually detained.
The sheriff’s office said the man appeared to be intoxicated.