Police Chase Ends in Crash Near Venice
VENICE, Ill. (KMOX) - A suspected drunk driver being chased by police has crashed in the Metro East.
It happened around 4:45 a.m. on Route Three near Venice.
Sources at the scene tell KMOX News that the suspect’s car slammed into a tree.
The driver had to be cut out of the car.
He’s since been transported to a hospital with serious injuries.
Police were not injured.
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Brooklyn IL: Man driving this pickup seriously injured. Struck tree near Venice Elem. during police chase. pic.twitter.com/hcwj3P1qfS
— Brett A. Blume (@brettblumekmox) July 22, 2014