3 arrested after crashing carjacked vehicle on Near West Side: police

The vehicle they were driving was stolen in a carjacking about an hour earlier in the 9100 block of South Stewart Avenue, police said.

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Three people were arrested after crashing a carjacked vehicle while attempting to flee the scene of an accident on the Near West Side.

The crash happened about 8 p.m. in the 2300 block of West Congress Parkway, according to Chicago police.

Three people were placed into custody after fleeing the scene of the accident, police said, and a weapon was recovered nearby.

The vehicle they were driving was reported stolen in a carjacking about 7:05 p.m. in the 9100 block of South Stewart Avenue, police said.

No injuries were reported in the crash, police said.

No charges have been filed.

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