Chicago man charged in South Loop crash that killed 1, injured 6, police say

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Man charged in fatal South Loop crash
Chicago police said a man has been charged in a fatal crash on Michigan Avenue in the South Loop.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A Chicago man has been charged in a fatal South Loop crash Sunday night, police said.

Kendall Sprouts, 18, was charged with reckless homicide and aggravated reckless driving, police said Wednesday.

Officers were conducting a traffic stop in the 1400-block of South Michigan Avenue at about 8 p.m., police said.

A Hyundai Sonata made a sudden U-turn as officers approached and hit two other vehicles, police said.

Police said Sprouts was speeding when he crashed into the driver who made the U-turn.

The Sonata drive was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Two passengers in the Hyundai, an 18-year-old woman and a 21-year-old man, were transported to Stroger Hospital in fair condition.

A 32-year-old woman driving an SUV and a 13-year-old girl and 14-year-old boy who were passengers in her vehicle were transported to Stroger Hospital in fair condition, police said.

Sprouts is expected in bond court Wednesday afternoon.