High-speed ISP pursuit of robbery suspect ends in Bishop Ford Expressway rollover crash; 5 hurt

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Sunday, March 27, 2022
Expressway rollover crash injures 2 following high-speed ISP chase
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A Bishop Ford Expressway car crash followed Illinois State Police's high-speed chase of a robbery suspect from South Side of Chicago to Dolton, IL.

DOLTON, Ill. (WLS) -- A dramatic scene played out on the Bishop Ford Expressway overnight Sunday after a high-speed chase ended with multiple cars wrecked.

The chase ended at 147th Street and Sibley Boulevard in Dolton.

This all started a little before 11:00 p.m. Saturday night on Chicago's South Side.

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Illinois State Police said they began chasing after a trooper located a vehicle that was wanted in connection to a recent armed robbery in a local jurisdiction. Troopers initiated a stop in the area of 87th Street at State Street in Chicago, but the suspect vehicle fled and a pursuit began. The suspects were involved in a crash with another vehicle on Interstate 94 northbound near Sibley Street.

Officers worked to get people out of their cars before eventually re-opening the expressway.

The two suspects were taken into custody and transported to the hospital. They were listed in stable condition. Three occupants from the vehicle that was struck by the suspect vehicle were also transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.

At this time, there's no word yet of any charges being filed.