Suspect injures himself while fleeing police
A suspect is in the hospital after crashing his car while fleeing police Wednesday evening. Shortly before 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday Mesquite Police responded to a suspicious person call in the 1100 block of Thistle Drive. The caller reported that the male occupant of a white Honda was the suspect in an offense in Garland. Mesquite police officers arrived on the scene three minutes later and attempted to interview the suspect, 28 year-old Scott Banks of Garland, but he immediately fled the scene in his vehicle. Officers pursued the vehicle onto U.S. 80.