In an attempt to stop the vehicle, officers engaged spike strips which the driver tried to avoid and by doing so rolled the vehicle over into the grass median at the Smithville Municipal Airport.
The teams are also having to learn something new: how to rescue people during a viral outbreak.
Anyone seeking a test must be registered and have an appointment.
Eastern parts of Central Texas are getting the brunt of the storms. FOX 7's Lauren Petrowski has more on one of the hardest hit areas.
In Bastrop County a road off of Highway 71 near Smithville has washed and the county has been placed under a declaration of disaster. Emergency officials are urging families with homes prone to flooding to evacuate. FOX 7's Bridget Spencer has the latest.
Parts of Smithville are drying out after several inches of soaking rain fell Friday morning.
21-year-old Erik Cuellar of Smithville was driving his wheelchair to work when a driver struck him and fled the scene.