A woman was transported to the local hospital Friday after stabbing herself in the upper chest after she ensued a high speed chase that ended at a trailer park on Stonehinge.
According to officials, deputies were called to the Ben Bolt area for a fight betweenEsperanza Anguiano and her significant other.
Anguiano, 25, drove off in a dark Ford Focus heading north into Alice. Sgt. Hector Zertuche with the Jim Wells County Sheriff's Office observed Anguiano's vehicle and attempted to make contact.
However, Anguiano sped up and refused to stop. Several deputies followed Anguiano into Alice city limits where Alice police joined the pursuit.
The woman drove up to a mobile home and parked. JWC Deputy Jonathan Garcia parked near Anguiano's vehicle and with his weapon drawn commanded Anguiano to exit the vehicle.
According to Garcia incident report, Anguiano had the driver side window down and as she attempted to close the window an assister deputy deployed his taser. As Anguiano was hit by only one probe of the taser officers Anguiano stabbed herself.
Officers broke the vehicle's window, pulled Anguiano from the vehicle and administered medical attention until paramedics arrived.
Anguiano was transported to the Alice hospital before she was taken to a Corpus Christi Hospital via Halo Flight for further treatment.