CHICAGO (CBS) — A crash on Lake Shore Drive closed the south bound lanes early Sunday morning after it almost turned into a hit-and-run.
Around 12:45 a.m., a Volvo heading south rear-ended another car on the Oak Street curve, causing both cars to crash into nearby guard rails, according to Chicago police.READ MORE: Police Task Force Arrest Carjacking Suspect Hour After Vehicle Was Stolen In Englewood
The 26-year-old man driving that Volvo tried running from the scene, but police were able to catch him. Charges are now pending.
Police say the driver who was hit refused treatment.READ MORE: Security Guard In Critical Condition After Falling 15 Feet Into Hole In Aurora Parking Lot
The road was reopened by 3:15 Sunday morning.
A Ferrari crashed in the same spot Saturday, sending sparks flying as it hit the barrier, flipped onto its roof and caught fire. The Ferrari was a rental. Some models go for around $300,000.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Another Mostly Sunny Day Ahead; Frost Advisory In Effect In Northwest Indiana
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