Lake Bluff police chase ends in crash at Great Lakes naval station

GREAT LAKES, Ill. (WLS) -- A driver is hospitalized after leading police on a pursuit that began in north suburban Lake Bluff and ended inside the naval station in Great Lakes.

Navy security forces joined Lake Bluff police in the chase when a black Toyota Camry sped through the main gate around 11 p.m. Thursday, Naval Station Great Lakes officials said.

Navy security fired four shots at the car, trying to stop the driver. The car eventually collided with two Navy security vehicles used as a blockade.

The suspect was injured in the crash and treated at the scene by Great Lakes Fire Department fire responders. Medics took the driver to Lake Forest Hospital in police custody to get checked out. No one else was injured in the crash.

The cause of the pursuit is under investigation.
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