Flee, elude, crash: from Route 53 to Palatine Road and Kennicott Boulevard in Arlington Heights. YouTube Tips ⓘ
A driver in a gray Audi fled police on northbound Route 53 near the ramp to eastbound Palatine Road on Friday night.
Illinois State Police were making a traffic stop about 11:00 p.m. Friday, Saturday, February 11, 2023 on the ramp from northbound Route 53 to eastbound Palatine Road when the driver of the Audi suddenly fled from the Illinois State Police trooper.
The driver fled eastbound on Palatine Road, but crashed into a white SUV at the intersection of Palatine Road and Kennicott Boulevard in Arlington Heights. The two drivers involved in the crash were assessed by Arlington Heights Fire Department paramedics, but refused transportation to a hospital by paramedics.
Arlington Heights Police Department was not on the scene.
The driver of the Audi — a male teen or young adult — is believed to have been charged with fleeing and eluding. This charge and any other charges were not confirmed.
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