Police: 2 men facing charges after crashing stolen vehicle in Chatham
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Two men are facing multiple charges following a crash in a stolen vehicle late Wednesday in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side.
About 11:10 p.m., officers saw a vehicle traveling at a high speed and broadcast a description, according to Chicago Police. Further investigation revealed the vehicle was stolen.
The stolen vehicle was spotted again a short time later as the driver lost control and crashed into another vehicle in the 7600 block of South State, police said.
The driver of the stolen vehicle, 37-year-old Kinzer Hicks, of the West Woodlawn neighborhood, was charged with felony counts of aggravated fleeing and aggravated driving under the influence without a valid driver’s license. He also faces four related misdemeanor counts.
A passenger in the stolen vehicle, 18-year-old Reginald Woodfork, of the Bronzeville neighborhood was charged with a felony count of manufacturing/delivery 10-30 grams of marijuana, as well as misdemeanor counts of criminal damage to property and possession of drug paraphernalia.
A 24-year-old man who was driving the vehicle the two men crashed into was taken to St. Bernard Hospital for observation.