Chicago man charged in South Loop crash that killed 1, injured 6, police say


Chicago (WLS) — A Chicago man was charged in the South Loop fatal crash on Sunday night, police said.

Kendall Sprouts, 18, was charged with reckless murder and aggravated reckless driving, police said Wednesday.

Police were holding a traffic stop around 8 p.m. on the 1400th block of South Michigan Avenue.

Police said the Hyundai Sonata made a sudden U-turn and crashed into two other cars as officers approached.

Police said Sprout was speeding when he collided with a driver making a U-turn.

Sonata’s drive was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Two Hyundai passengers, an 18-year-old woman and a 21-year-old man, were taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

The 32-year-old woman who was driving the SUV and the 13-year-old girl and 14-year-old boy who were in the vehicle were taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition, police said.

Sprouts are expected at Bond Court Wednesday afternoon.


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