Burnham police chase ends in Bishop Ford crash

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Friday, September 2, 2016

BURNHAM, Ill. (WLS) -- A police chase in south suburban Burnham ended in a crash on the Bishop Ford Freeway early Friday morning.

Burnham Police Chief Peter Belos said officers pulled over a driver in a pickup truck around 3:30 a.m. after a report of a person with a gun.

The driver sped off on the inbound Bishop Ford, lost control and crashed near 103rd Street, Belos said. No other vehicles were involved.

Police did not find a gun at the scene, Belos said.

A man and a woman were taken into custody and transported to a hospital as a precaution. Charges are pending.