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Speeding Maserati Driver Hits Taxi In South Loop And Then Beats Bystander Who Argues With Him After Crash

The incident happened Monday night in the 1500 block of South Michigan Avenue, police said.

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CHICAGO — A man was in custody after police said his speeding Maserati crashed into a taxi and then he got out and beat another man who argued with him on the scene Monday in the South Loop.

At 7:35 p.m., the 26-year-old was driving a Maserati “at a high rate of speed” in the 1500 block of South Michigan Avenue when he hit a taxi cab, police said.

The driver then started arguing with a bystander and beat the bystander, police said. That man was taken to Mercy Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. His condition was not available but he was listed as “stable,” police said.

No one was injured from the crash.

The 26-year-old was taken into custody and charges were pending, police said.