The sheriff's office was called to assist the Villa Grove Police Department with the pursuit of a red, 1995 Pontiac (possibly Grand Prix), 4-door vehicle, with license plate P 812 551. The chase was westbound from Villa Grove on County Road 1450 North.
Authorities say speeds exceeded 110 miles per hour. After losing the suspect vehicle for a short time, the pursuit resumed about five miles north then west of the Douglas-Champaign counties line.
The suspect vehicle was not stopped and the driver is still being sought for aggravated fleeing, eluding and leaving the scene of a personal injury crash.
Anyone with information should contact authorities:
Villa Grove Police Department
(217) 832 - 2511
Douglas County Sheriff's Office
(217) 253 - 3511
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