Driver in custody after crash with squad car on West Side

Officers witnessed a drug deal and saw the white Chevrolet Impala drive off in the 200 block of South Kedzie Avenue, according to Chicago police.

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Three people were stabbed Oct. 19, 2020, in the 3300 block of South Claremont Avenue.

A driver was arrested after a crash with a Chicago police squad car April 18, 2020, in the 200 block of South Kedzie Avenue.

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A person was arrested Saturday after allegedly crashing a vehicle into a squad car while fleeing police in Fifth City on the West Side.

Officers witnessed a drug deal and saw the white Chevrolet Impala drive off at 10:54 p.m. in the 200 block of South Kedzie Avenue, according to Chicago police.

The Impala hit a marked squad car, a Mazda sedan and another Chevrolet before crashing into a light pole, police said. The male driver was taken into custody.

No injuries were reported, according to police.

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