Dan Ryan Expressway

Trooper Injured in Crash During I-94 Pursuit of Car Involved in Possible Kidnapping: Police

An Illinois State Police trooper sustained injuries in a multi-vehicle crash that resulted from the pursuit of a car involved in a possible kidnapping on the Dan Ryan Expressway, authorities said. Monday.

At approximately 2:58 p.m., an Illinois State Police trooper on the expressway near West 87th Street located a Black Ford car that was being chased by the Dolton Police Department.

At one point during the pursuit, the Ford sideswiped another vehicle, pushing it into the trooper's squad car, state police said. The trooper was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The crash occurred near 83rd Street, with the cruiser still on the shoulder as of 4 p.m., officials said. The Ford fled the area following the crash, police said.

Information about what occurred and the possible kidnapping have yet to be released. Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any knowledge of it is encouraged to contact state police at 847-294-4400 or email at ISP.CrimeTips@Illinois.gov.

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