Overnight police chase, speeds of 100 mph or more - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Overnight police chase, speeds of 100 mph or more

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Chico Torres (Provided by Lubbock Co. Sheriff's Office) Chico Torres (Provided by Lubbock Co. Sheriff's Office)
Oscar Garcia (Provided by Lubbock Co. Sheriff's Office) Oscar Garcia (Provided by Lubbock Co. Sheriff's Office)
Samantha Jean Close (Provided by Lubbock Co. Sheriff's Office) Samantha Jean Close (Provided by Lubbock Co. Sheriff's Office)
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

At about 1:00 am Wednesday, an officer in North Lubbock tried to pull over a vehicle for what should have been a routine traffic stop.  Instead, the driver led police on a chase that topped speeds of 100 miles per hour or more. 

he driver crashed in the area near 20th and Nashville.  Three people ran from the scene and police found all three in different locations. 

Driver Chico Torres, 21 was charged with evading by vehicle, failure to ID, and a parole violation. 

Oscar Garcia, 32, was charged with evading on foot and also had a Lubbock County warrant.

Samantha Close,21, was charged with evading on foot and possession of a controlled substance.

There were no serious injuries reported.

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