Car chase leads to crash outside Brownsville elementary school

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Editor’s note: This story has been updated with new information.

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (ValleyCentral) — A car chase led to a crash outside an elementary school in Brownsville on Friday morning.

Authorities say that DPS was involved in a vehicle pursuit that resulted in a car crashing into a fence outside Skinner Elementary School on the corner of W. St. Charles Street and W. 5th Street.

The chase began after the driver failed to yield during a traffic stop, according to Brownsville PD spokesman Martin Sandoval.

The school was placed on lockdown as a precaution until the subjects were apprehended, according to Sandoval.

The accident occurred on school property, and no students were injured, according to BISD spokesperson Jason Moody.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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