UPDATE: Driver in Dallas Chase in stretcher

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UPDATE: Dec. 3, 12:06 p.m.

A police chase in Dallas County resulted and in sending the driver of the pursuit away on a stretcher.

The chase Monday morning lasted nearly an hour. Police say the 35-year old driver refused to stop, creating a pursuit.

At times the chase became quite dangerous with the driver reaching high speeds, cutting through fields, and driving in the wrong direction.

In the end, the driver identified as Billy Ray Perkins slowed down with officers boxing him in.

He was taken away in handcuffs, but a short time later, the vehicle he was in was involved in an accident.

Another vehicle crashed into the back of the squad car, sending Perkins away on a stretcher to be evaluated.


UPDATE: Dec. 2, 11:50 a.m.

According to NBC DFW, the driver has been apprehended.


DALLAS (NBC News) — A driver is leading Dallas County Sheriff’s Deputies on a chase Monday morning in southern Dallas County.

The driver is in a red Mercedes sedan and appears to have at least one passenger in the car.

On several occasions, the man went off the paved road to change directions. He has also varied his speed between low speeds and higher speeds in excess of the speed limit.

Officials with the sheriff’s department said the car is believed to be stolen.

No other details were immediately available.

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