CHICAGO — Three people were injured after a tow truck driver ran a red light and plowed into an SUV in the Loop.
Chicago police said the crash happened at State and Monroe streets around 1:30 a.m. Saturday. Police said the tow truck driver ran a red light at Monroe Street and crashed into an SUV causing it to rollover.
Three people were inside the SUV — a male driver, a woman and a 17-year-old girl. All three were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the tow truck, which is owned by Squigg’s Towing and Recovery, was taken into custody and will be cited.
A witness who heard a speeding car drive by and saw the SUV flip over called 911 for help.
The towing company did not respond to WGN’s request for comment.
No further information was provided.