A high-speed chase through the Dallas area is over after a car being pursued by authorities went through a red light and crashed into a truck.

Police had been following the car back and forth on 635 in Dallas. Apparently, the driver refused to pull over when he officers tried to pull him over for a traffic infraction.

The chase began at about 1pm local time when constables attempted to pull the small gray car over for a routine traffic stop, authorities said, Dallas news reported.

There's no immediate word on the condition of the drivers.