Suspect hijacks METRO lift van while disabled passenger is on board

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HOUSTON - A man was arrested after carjacking a Metro Lift van with a disabled passenger on board and leading police on a wild chase.

Police say there was one wheelchair-bound passenger on board when the suspect pushed the driver off and forced his way onto the bus near downtown.

Police were able to use a tracking device to locate the bus.

The suspect then led police on a chase down I-45 which ended when the suspect crashed into a fire hydrant on Heights Boulevard.

No word on why the suspect stole the bus.