CHICAGO (CBS)– One person is dead after a police chase that started in Dyer, Indiana ends with a car flipping over in a crash in nearby St. John.
St. John police said a white Chevy Impala slammed into a blue Nissan sedan around 3:30 a.m. on U.S. 41 near 101st Street Tuesday. The Chevy then hit a Lake County Sheriff’s patrol car heading to the area to assist Dyer police.READ MORE: Intoxicated Chicagoan Driver Attempted to Flee Traffic Stop On I-80/94 East
The crash killed the driver of the Chevy Impala, who was later identified as Jason Mitchell, 35, of Steger, Illinois, according to the Lake County Coroner’s office.READ MORE: At Least 2 Killed, 17 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago
The Sheriff’s Deputy involved in the crash was able to get herself out of the vehicle, but did suffer a broken wrist.
Firefighters had to help the Nissan’s driver get out, but said that driver did not suffer any serious injuries.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Storms Coming Sunday
The investigation is ongoing. Dyer police have not confirmed what led to the pursuit.