Police Chase Ends in Tragedy – 13yr Old Girl Killed in Chicago Car Accident

Chicago Police were chasing a Dodge Durango through crowded streets on February 16, 2017. At the time of this article, police have not yet stated why they were chasing this vehicle.

According to ABC7, the driver of the Durango ran a red light and hit the driver’s side of a Chevy Equinox while it was in the intersection of Gostlin and Columbia Avenue, killing the little girl inside.

The driver of the Dodge Durango was Donnell Howard Jr.

Compensation for people killed in police chases

If a loved on is killed in a police chase it is important to speak to a Chicago car accident lawyer.

From around 2005 – 2015, Chicago paid out nearly $100 Million Dollars to victims and their families when their loved ones were injured or killed as innocent bystanders in police pursuits.

These pursuits have also resulted in over 100 deaths.

In many caes, these are accidents which simply did not need to occur.