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Escaped Hudspeth County Inmates Crash Stolen Car

Escaped Hudspeth County Inmates Crash Stolen Car
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Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 8:07pm

A prison break in far east El Paso led to a car accident Monday night.

Three inmates from the Hudspeth County Jail overpowered detention officers, took their keys and stole an officer'sFord Mustang.

They were driving westbound on I-10 towards El Paso County when a chase with Border Patrol, DPS and Hudspeth Sheriff's deputies ensued.

DPS laid down spike strips inside of El Paso county, which helped stop the inmates. A Hudspeth deputy diverting traffic was hurt however, as her truck was rear-ended by another tractor trailer.

She was treated and released from Del Sol for a shoulder injury.The three inmates were arrested, and their names are not being released at this time.

 

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