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1 dead after Near West Side chase

October 28, 2009 9:18:58 AM PDT
One person is dead and two others hurt after a pursuit and crash on Chicago's Near West Side. Around 5 a.m. Wednesday, police say they noticed a suspicious vehicle in the 1100-block of South Karlov.

When officers approached, the driver and two passengers sped away, hopping onto the inbound Eisenhower.

Police saw the car exit at Paulina and crashed into a tree near West Congress Parkway.

One passenger died. The driver and other passenger were in serious condition. The driver is facing several charges.

Police say they recovered 10 car stereos inside the vehicle.


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