Suspect Escapes After Crashing Stolen Vehicle in Round Lake Beach

(Round Lake Beach, IL)  Round Lake Beach Police have released information about a weekend crash. Officials say the incident touched off on Saturday night when an officer attempted to stop a vehicle that was driving without headlights. The vehicle fled at a high rate of speed, and due to traffic conditions, the officer did not pursue. Two minutes later, the suspect vehicle crashed into another vehicle at Route 83 and Rollins Road. The driver of the suspect vehicle, which had been reported stolen just before the incident, fled on foot, and has been able to evade capture. Two victims from the other vehicle were treated by medical professionals on scene and released. The investigation into the situation continues.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (10-25-22)