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Wauconda police and firefighters 10:30 AM Wednesday August 9, 2017 responded to crash following a high speed chase 27582 Volo Village Road Volo, IL.
The high-speed police chase that reached speeds over 100 miles per hour ended after the suspect’s vehicle crashed into a utility pole and caught on fire in Volo.
The crash occurred in front of the Volo Auto Museum at 27582 Volo Village Road in Volo near Fox Lake Road and Volo Village Road just before 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.
During a police chase, a red Dodge Challenger SRT/SRT Hellcat left the roadway on a turn from Fox Lake Road to Volo Village Road, and hit a utility pole. The front-end of the car was heavily damaged and caught fire.
Wauconda police rescued the driver out of the burning vehicle before firefighters arrived.
The driver of the vehicle was initially believed to have suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported by Wauconda Fire/District paramedics to a nearby hospital.
No additional information has been released Wauconda police, and nothing was posted on Wauconda Police Department’s official Facebook page.
Last month Wauconda Police Officer Chris Gallivan was honored for saving the life of a badly injured driver, rescuing the driver from a burning Dodge Charger that crashed into a tree after turning from Route 59 to Route 12 on May 31, 2017.
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