IMPD chase ends in crash on Sherman Drive

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An early morning police chase ended when the pursued car crashed into a pole at 25th and Sherman Drive. The driver of the car was ejected and taken to the hospital in serious condition.

The car was reported stolen from the Valero station at Michigan and Sherman.

An IMPD officer spotted the car, a Dodge Neon, at a stoplight at Emerson and Washington, and began the pursuit that ended when the car lost control and struck the pole shortly after 3:10 a.m.

Sherman was closed north of Massachusetts Avenue until just before the morning rush hour.