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2 arrested following police chase, crash in Champaign

Publish Date: 2023, 05, 18

CHAMPAIGN, IL – Two men were taken into custody following a police chase and ensuing crash in Champaign on Wednesday.

According to a report by WCIA, The incident began with a report of shots fired in the 2000 block of Cynthia Drive. Although no one was injured in the shooting, witnesses identified the suspects’ vehicle.

When the vehicle was located by police, the suspects fled, initiating a pursuit that traversed Champaign, Interstate 74, Cunningham Avenue, and various areas of Urbana and Champaign County.

The driver eventually lost control of the vehicle, causing it to crash into a ditch near the intersection of South Neil Street and Windsor Road.

We do not know if anyone was injured in the crash at this time. However, two occupants were taken into custody on multiple felony charges, and a third person as released shortly after being detained.

If you or a loved one has been a victim of a reckless driving accident in Champaign, it’s crucial to seek legal representation. Contact Spiros Law to speak with an experienced Champaign car accident lawyer today to protect your rights, pursue justice, and secure the compensation you deserve.