2 Hurt After SUV Blew Red Light

A Cadillac Escalade slammed into a Porsche, which caught fire, police said

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    Police said the SUV driver blew a red light slamming into a car downtown. (Published Friday, Aug. 12, 2011)

    A collision between an SUV and a car sparked a fiery scene downtown Thursday night.

    A Cadillac Escalade blew a red light around 10:45 p.m. at the intersection of Lake Street and Wacker Drive, Chicago Police said. The SUV slammed into a Porsche, which caught fire.
    The Porsche’s driver and passenger escaped in time, police said. They received treatment at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center and were later released, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
    Firefighters arrived on scene and extinguished the fire. 
    Police ticketed the Escalade’s driver for running a red light, the paper reports.