East St. Louis, IL (February 10, 2024) – A police chase led to a tragic accident in East St. Louis, Illinois, resulting in two fatalities. The incident occurred Friday afternoon when a Cahokia Heights officer attempted to stop a speeding car.
Instead of pulling over, the driver fled in the wrong traffic lane, eventually crashing into a car entering a driveway in East St. Louis. The names of the victims have not been disclosed. The investigation into this devastating event is ongoing.