1 injured in Back of the Yards crash in which car rolled over, appeared to hit home: Chicago police

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Wednesday, October 18, 2023
Chicago police investigating South Side rollover crash
CPD is investigating a Chicago crash in which a vehicle apparently rolled over and hit a home at 50th Street and Racine in Back of the Yards.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- One person was injured in a rollover crash Tuesday night in the city's Back of the Yards neighborhood, Chicago police said.

A 21-year-old man was driving a Jeep Cherokee east on 50th Street at a high rate of speed just before 11:45 p.m., police said.

He disregarded a stop sign and hit a GMC Acadia, driven by a 65-year-old man, that was traveling south on Racine Avenue, according to CPD.

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The Acadia spun, became airborne and landed on top of a parked vehicle. It also appeared to hit a home.

Another parked vehicle and property in the 5000-block of South Racine were damaged.

The driver of the Acadia declined medical attention, but the 21-year-old was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center with bruising.

He is in custody, and charges are pending, police said.

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