Driver charged in South Side chase, crash that injured 10

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Friday, March 11, 2016
Jamayel Tillman, 31.
Jamayel Tillman, 31.
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 31-year-old man faces several charges after he led Chicago police on a South Side chase, which ended in a crash that injured ten people.

Police said officers started chasing Jamayel Tillman, 31, in the 9100-block of South Martin Luther King Drive after they spotted him making a traffic violation Thursday night.

The officers stopped that chase just before Tillman ran a red light at East 75th Street and South Jeffery Avenue and crashed into another vehicle around 10:15 p.m., police said.

Ten people were taken to area hospitals. Six were listed in fair-to-serious condition. Four were listed in good condition. Four other people refused medical attention.

Tillman, of the 7900-block of South Peoria Street, was arrested and charged with three felony counts of fleeing police, one misdemeanor count of driving with a suspended license and one misdemeanor count of driving without insurance. He is due in bond court Friday.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.