A police spokeswoman said officers received reports of the crash around
Details on the cause of the crash were not immediately available.
The northbound lanes of
Sheriff's vehicle rammed on
A driver rammed a
On Thursday at about
The deputies followed the SUV with their lights and siren off until the SUV abruptly braked, Dark said. After the deputies changed lanes to avoid crashing, the SUV got behind their Tahoe and began ramming it. The SUV "continued accelerating to approximately 105 mph, pushing the (deputies') unit forward at least 1,400 feet," Dark said.
At one point the SUV exited the highway and tried to flee, she said. The deputies called 911 and other law enforcement agencies joined the chase. When they arrived to
The suspect, who has not been identified, was charged with felony evading, felony failure to stop and render aid, and resisting arrest, Dark said.
DPS targeting drunken drivers on
"Texans are killed on our roadways every day because of reckless drivers who get behind the wheel after drinking, and DPS works around-the-clock to help prevent these tragedies," DPS Director
Last year's effort to curb dangerous driving during the
Motorcyclist killed Tuesday identified
A preliminary police investigation of the crash found that about
Davsley, who was wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at the scene at
The case is ongoing and investigators are asking anyone with information about the incident to call Vehicular Homicide Unit detectives at 512-974-5576. Tips can be submitted through APD's free mobile app, Austin PD, for on iPhone and Android.
Police said Davsley's death was
Woman injured in rollover crash
A woman in her 40s was injured Thursday morning after a rollover crash on the lower deck of
The crash happened shortly before
The victim was taken to
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