A security camera captured the last moments of the early morning chase on 620.
The images were were recorded from cameras at Ame’s Cleaning; a business just west of Lakeline Mall. The chase came to a crashing end between Lake Creek Parkway and Little Elm Trail. Shattered glass and a broken fire hydrant are near the spot where the driver tried to avoid stop spikes that had been thrown into the roadway.
“It flipped multiple times, and he is lucky he didn’t hurt anybody. And he didn’t hurt himself in the crash,” said Williamson County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Patricia Gutierrez.
The incident didn’t stop with the crash. There was an hour long stand off with the driver. “He stays in the vehicle and he doesn’t want to leave and he puts a sharp object to his throat,” said Gutierrez.
The driver, identified as Timothy Allen Moore, eventually gave up.
He is charged with evading arrest and assault on a public servant.
While the chase ended here, it began a few miles down the road at St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center. An off duty deputy, who was working security at the emergency room, was notified around midnight Wednesday morning about an altercation in the parking lot.
“So he went to go check on it.” said Gutierrez. The situation involved a woman who had brought Moore to the hospital. He didn’t want to go in and allegedly took her vehicle. “As he attempted to flee the area, he almost hit one of the medics that was there in the parking lot ... Completely unrelated, the medic was there doing her job and as he tried to flee he almost ran over her,” said Gutierrez.
By the time Moore reached the intersection of 620 and the 45 toll road, he was being chased by patrol cars from several different agencies. Austin police, Cedar Park police, state troopers even crews with TxDOT provided deputies with assistance.