In the 500 Block of West Roosevelt Road on July 10, 2018 at approximately 1:35 p.m. Deward Shines 35 years old, was driving a 2005 Chrysler 300.
Shines evaded police that were attempting to stop the vehicle. Shines was driving westbound on Roosevelt at a high rate of speed and disregarded a red light at the intersection of Roosevelt/Clinton, striking a 2017 Hyundai Sonata that was travelling south bound.
Shines fled on foot but was apprehended a short distance later. He was placed into custody and taken to the University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital.
Chicago-One News was following this incident by way of Chicago Police radio traffic and Twitter reports of credible listeners, such as Chicago Tribune's Peter Nickeas, who tweeted that Shines was apprehended behind the uniform shop at Clinton and Roosevelt. The shop sells public safety and CTA / RTA / PACE uniforms.
The driver of the Hyundai, a 55 year old woman, was transported to the University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital with minor injuries.
Deward Shines was charged with Aggravated Fleeing Police/ 21 mph over/2nd, Poss Cannabis/500<2,000 Grams, Not Wearing Seat Belt/Driver, Limit On Overtaking On The Left, Disobey Red Circular Steady Signal Signal Stop, Leaving The Scene, Driving On Revoked License, Operate Motor Vehicle Without Insurance, and Flee/Attempt Elude Police. He appeared in court on July 11, 2018 at 2600 South California.
All information for this story was gathered from the Chicago Police Department Media Relations Section.