POLICE PURSUIT in West Suburbs After Aggravated Assault Against Chicago Police in Chicago

 SUPPORT UKRAINE  or   SIGN UP AMAZON PRIME  

State police and Cook County Sheriff police were in pursuit about 11:30 p.m. Friday of a white U-Haul van with front-end damage. The drivers of the van had a history of aggravated assault with a vehicle in Chicago. A police helicopter is involved in the pursuit. The pursuit was on-again and off-again for at least 30 minutes. The pursuit began about 10:45 p.m. when Chicago police saw a stolen U-Haul truck near 1800 West Erie Street, Chicago. The offender struck a Chicago police vehicle with the U-Haul and eventually fled. Police eventually observed the vehicle eastbound on I-290, but did not engage it.

Police terminated the pursuit near Irving Park Road and Wright Boulevard.

Wood Dale southbound from Irving Park Road …

Addison police picked up the pursuit at about 11:44 p.m. Friday on westbound Lake Street passing Miller at 80 mph.

Westbound Lake Street passing I-355 about 70 mph.

Westbound Lake Street in the eastbound lanes near Medinah — Bloomingdale police joining the pursuit.

Westbound Lake Street passing Roselle Road at 11:49 p.m. last seen westbound Lake Street from Gary Avenue.

Pursuit terminated at 11:50 p.m.

Itasca police units in pursuit of vehicle on eastbound I-290 from Thorndale at about 80 mph at 11:58 p.m. Pursuit terminated about 11:59 p.m. on eastbound I-290 near Lake Street.

Elmhurst police sighted the vehicle on eastbound I-290 passing Route 83, and the vehicle was last seen on eastbound near I-294.

Hillside police observed the vehicle eastbound on I-290 at Mannheim Road.

Forest Park police sighted I-290 passing Harlem Avenue at 12:08 a.m. Saturday.



Get updates from The Cardinal CRIME BLOG ‘Plus’ on Facebook. Just ‘LIKE’ the ‘Arlington Cardinal Crime & Forensics’ Page (become a fan of our page). The updates cover all posts in the 24/7 Crime Alerts! and sub-categories. See all of The Cardinal Facebook fan pages at Arlingtoncardinal.com/about/facebook …

Arlingtoncardinal.com is an Amazon Associate website, which means that a small percentage of your purchases gets paid to Arlingtoncardinal.com at no extra cost to you. When you use the search boxes above, any Amazon banner ad, or any product associated with an Amazon banner on this website, you help pay expenses related to maintaining Arlingtoncardinal.com and creating new services and ideas for a resourceful website. See more info at Arlingtoncardinal.com/AdDisclosure