CHICAGO (STMW) — A man fleeing police on the South Side died after his vehicle was involved in a series of crashes Sunday night, police said.

About 10:30 p.m., Chicago Police officers saw an SUV with the man and two other males inside speeding and pulled it over in the 6700 block of South Ashland Avenue, police said.

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During the stop, the man–described only as an adult–got back in the vehicle and drove off south on Ashland, and officers followed, police said. The vehicle blew a stop light in the 7600 block of South Ashland Avenue and hit a car heading westbound on 76th Street in the Gresham neighborhood, police said.

His vehicle then struck a fire hydrant and a light pole before coming to a stop, police said.

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The man was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he later died, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s could not confirm the death early Monday.

A woman and a child in the car struck on 76th were taken to Holy Cross Hospital with minor injuries, police said.

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