CHICAGO (CBS) — A Hammond police chase ended in a deadly crash Wednesday night.
Police say an officer spotted a car and recognized it from a previous call.READ MORE: New Illinois Laws To Protect Sex Crime Victims' Privacy Take Effect Jan. 1
When the officer tried to talk to the driver, he sped off.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Cloudy Overnight With Snow Flurries For Some
The chase ended half a mile away near 165th and Blaine. That’s where the car slammed into a home and flipped, landing upside down in a front yard.
The driver died after being thrown from the vehicle.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
No one else was hurt.