Man in Custody After Leading Authorities on Chase

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - An Odessa man is in custody after leading DPS Troopers on a chase.

It all started after a call came in of a hit and run near SCR 1224 in Midland County.

Witnesses led DPS to the suspected vehicle at WCR 120 and SCR 1230. When DPS arrived the driver, 18-year-old Sergio Abdel Ponce of Odessa, fled and drove across I-20.

The driver then stayed on the north service road and ran a stop sign at West Loop 250 and I-20.

When the driver crossed the Loop, he crashed his vehicle on the north service road.

He took off on foot and was quickly detained by DPS.

Ponce is facing several charges, including evading arrest in a motor vehicle.