CHICAGO (WLS) -- A woman was injured Thursday morning after someone crashed a stolen private ambulance into another vehicle in Lakeview on the North Side, police said.
According to Chicago police, around 12:45 a.m. an unattended Elite ambulance was left running with the doors unlocked outside Warren Barr South Loop Convalescent facility in the 1800-block of South Wabash Avenue.
An unknown suspect hopped in the ambulance and drove off, police said.
The suspect crashed the ambulance about 45 minutes later when they rear-ended another vehicle in the 3000-block of North Sheridan Road, police said.
A 29-year-old woman was inside the other vehicle and was transported to Illinois Masonic for non-life threatening injuries, police said.
Police said the driver of the ambulance fled the scene on foot.
No one is in custody.
Area Three detectives are investigating.
Woman injured after stolen ambulance crashes into vehicle in Lakeview, police say
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