Man leads police on 4-county chase through Central Texas

File Image. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
File Image. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

BELL COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — A man led police on an hour-long chase through four Central Texas counties Friday morning.

Department of Public Safety troopers attempted to pull the man over in Bastrop County at 10:30 a.m. He then fled the scene.

Seven agencies followed the man through Travis and Williamson counties before he was taken into custody in Bell County by DPS troopers shortly after 11:30 a.m.

Police pursued the man along several roadways, including U.S. Highway 290, State Highway 130 and Interstate 35. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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