Man Crashes While Evading Traffic Stop In Edgewater

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 26-year-old man was injured early Friday in a crash while speeding away from a traffic stop in the North Side Edgewater neighborhood.

Officers saw his vehicle run a red light about 1:30 a.m. in the 5600 block of North Ashland, according to Chicago Police. They tried to pull him over, but he kept going and crashed into several parked cars and then a building.

The driver was taking to Illinois Masonic Medical Center to be treated for minor injuries, police said. He remains in police custody with citations pending.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2017. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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