Stolen Auto Crash on I-90 WEST, Driver Flees on Foot, Captured Brandt Drive Near Hoffman Estates, Elgin

Illinois State Police, local police, and firefighters and paramedics from Hoffman Estates responded about 8:41 a.m. Saturday, September 25, 2021 to a report of a rollover crash with a fleeing driver on I-90 near Dundee Avenue (Route 25) near Hoffman Estates and Elgin. The crash was located on I-90 WEST near Mile Marker 56.5. Lanes 1 and 2 were blocked.




Police discovered the crashed vehicle was a red 2007 Toyota Corolla previously reported stolen at Rosati’s Pizza, 395 Cary Algonquin Road in Cary. The Toyota crash with a Toyota RAV4 SUV.

The driver of the red Toyota Corolla, wearing a yellow shirt, fled northbound across lanes of traffic into the grass north of the scene. The fleeing driver was described as a male/Hispanic about 5’7″ with neck length hair, wearing a yellow shirt and jean shorts. At one point he ran past the McGraw Wildlife Preserve. Hoffman Estates and/or Elgin police had the suspect in custody in front of Plote Construction at 1100 Brandt Drive in Dundee Township near Hoffman Estates and Elgin by about 9:30 a.m.

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The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.

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