Police chase in Shreveport

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) – Just before 2 AM this Wednesday morning, Shreveport Police made a traffic stop and then wound up in a car chase on Mansfield Road.

Authorities made a traffic stop to check improper tags on a pick-up truck's rear license plate. The driver of the truck then took off and there was a brief chase before he struck a utility pole.

Police say they suspect alcohol may have been involved and the driver is expected to face charges once he is released from the hospital.