WICHITA FALLS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Eyewitness video captured a daring escape attempt along a Wichita Falls highway in Texas Wednesday.
Local news broadcasters report a man being taken to jail kicked out a back window and climbed on top of a Taylor County Sheriff’s patrol car as it traveled down the highway.READ MORE: Rowlett Restaurant Owner Explains No-Mask Policy After Asking Family To Leave
Police officers responded, driving two vehicles on either side of the patrol car.
The vehicle with 31-year-old Martin Estrada on top eventually pulled off to the side of the road, and Estrada attempts to get away.READ MORE: Rangers Stop Lynn, Beat AL Central-Leading White Sox 2-1
News reports say the whole incident occurred while Estrada was being transferred from Wichita Falls to Abilene.
It was captured on cellphone video by Jason and Jennifer Mustain, who were driving along the highway at the time.MORE NEWS: Police: Dallas Officer Arrested, Charged With Driving While Intoxicated
Estrada’s charges include evading arrest, aggravated robbery and possession of meth with intent to deliver.