A high speed chase in alice comes to a screeching halt when the suspect's truck slams into a tree.

Police say the driver -- Billy Leonard Boortz -- was going about 100 miles per hour when he lost control and hit the tree. The chase started around 10 am this morning on South Adams and Shelley Street.

Officers say they tried to pull Boortz over for just a traffic stop...but he wouldn't stop. Boortz was transported to the hospital and later released into police custody.

He faces charges of evading arrest. His bond is set at $50,000.