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3 minors in custody after Jeep crashes into police car, South Chicago dealership

Officers chased the Jeep to the 8700 block of South South Chicago Avenue, where it drove into nine parked vehicles at a car dealership and flipped over, police said.

Three minors crashed a Jeep Feb. 8, 2020, in the 8700 block of South South Chicago Avenue.
Three minors crashed a Jeep Feb. 8, 2020, in the 8700 block of South South Chicago Avenue.
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Three minors were arrested Saturday after a Jeep hit an unmarked police car, fled from officers then crashed into nine parked vehicles at a car dealership in South Chicago.

The minors were driving a Jeep Cherokee at a high rate of speed just before 4:30 p.m. when they rear-ended the unmarked car and drove away, Chicago police said.

Officers chased the Jeep to the 8700 block of South South Chicago Avenue, where it drove into nine parked vehicles at a car dealership and flipped over, police said.

The trio were treated for minor injuries, police said, before they were taken into custody.

Charges were pending Saturday evening.

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