Woman with baby leads police on high-speed chase before crashing

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A woman leads authorities on a high-speed chase in San Antonio, crashing her vehicle, then taking off on foot while holding a baby in a carrier before trying to carjack a passing motorist.

The woman arrested was identified as Catilyn Rodriquez.

The footage released by the Texas Department of Safety shows the chase in Bexar County in June, after the female driver, who had outstanding warrants, fled at a high rate of speed and approached 100 miles per hour at times.

The resulting chase hit speeds near 100 miles per hour on several occasions and included the woman swerving into oncoming traffic lanes.

A mother was filmed driving at speed between cars as she tried to escape a police pursuit. She approached a white SUV and attempted to carjack the vehicle, but a DPS trooper arrived on scene and pulled her from the vehicle.

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She struggles to carry the vehicle seat and runs in front of a auto as she crosses the road.

A police deflating device managed to take out one of her tires. The woman crashed and ran from police with the baby in a vehicle seat.

The female motorist got out of her auto and retrieved another child in the backseat, as troopers arrested the vehicle chase suspect. The incident happened June 15 in San Antonio. A trooper then parks his vehicle in front of the auto Rodriguez allegedly tried to steal and draws his weapon and points it at the auto, directing the driver to unlock her door.

DPS says Rodriguez was charged with child endangerment, evading arrest and possession of a controlled substance.