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Teenagers Arrested After High Speed Police Chase In Mesquite

MESQUITE (CBSDFW.COM) - Three teenagers have been arrested after police say they lead them on a high-speed chase through Mesquite.

It was around midnight when police spotted a stolen SUV driving along a city street. When officers attempted to pull the driver over the individual sped away.

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After chasing the SUV along side streets, the driver turned onto Interstate-30 at St. Francis and crashed into a light pole. That pole fell across the freeway, shutting down traffic in both directions for hours.

Three teenagers inside the vehicle -- the 17-year-old driver and a 15- and 18-year old -- were taken into custody without incident. One of the people inside the SUV, a teenage girl, was treated for minor injuries.

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No word on what charges the youngsters are facing.

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