Police pursuit ends in crash on Near North Side

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Police are searching for the driver of a car that crashed into five vehicles, including two Pace vans, during Monday rush hour on the city's Near North Side, officials said.

The crash occurred at about 4:45 p.m. near Grand and Wabash. The crash occurred after police attempted to stop a red Dodge Charger near Michigan and Chicago avenues.

The Charger was traveling southbound on Wabash when the driver crashed into the vehicles in the northbound lanes.

After the crash, the driver of the Charger ran from the scene after the crash, sources said.

At least one person was treated for injuries at the scene.