Authorities searching for man who fled from stolen vehicle during traffic stop

Telford Tracking Unit and a BCSO Deputy run across Interstate 30 in pursuit of a suspect (photo by Field Walsh TXK TODAY)

UPDATE – The suspect has been taken into custody.

Authorities are searching for a man that led Hooks police on a pursuit before bailing on foot from a stolen vehicle Tuesday morning.

A Hooks officer attempted to stop a Ford Ranger for expired registration when the vehicle fled from him. The truck crashed on Garden Rd. at Interstate 30 and the driver and female passenger ran from the vehicle.

Passenger in custody (photo by Field Walsh | TXK TODAY)

The passenger was quickly apprehended by Hooks police, but the driver remains on the run.

Bowie County Sheriff’s Office and the Telford Prison Tracking Unit are now on scene searching for the driver.

According to police the vehicle was reported stolen out of Cass County.

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