A man is hospitalized following a police pursuit early today, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.
Police say they spotted a stolen pickup near I-37 and Highway 90 southeast of downtown, and tried to pull over the vehicle.
The chase, which also involved Sheriff's deputies and DPS, wound through the city until the stolen pickup went out of control, skidded through a parking lot, flipped over and caught fire.
Two men jumped out and ran away, leaving a 33 year old man inside. the burning vehicle.
EMS had to cut the man out of the burning pickup.. He was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.
The two men who ran were quickly captured, and will face multiple charges, including evading, and possession of a stolen vehicle.