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Cook County sheriff’s vehicle struck during ISP pursuit on I-294

Sunday, November 25, 2018
Chicago Sun-Times
by Alice Yin

 

Cook County Sheriff squad car

Sun-Times file photo


 


Police were searching for a driver who fled a traffic stop early Sunday near south suburban Harvey before crashing into a Cook County sheriff’s vehicle.

At 12:23 a.m., officers tried to pull over a driver heading north on the I-294 near 167th Street, according to Illinois State Police. The driver instead floored it and struck a Cook County sheriff’s squad car.

No injuries were reported, police said, and damage to the vehicle was estimated to be less than $1,500.

Police did not have anyone in custody Sunday morning.



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