Chicago Heights Police were controlling traffic at the scene of a car accident near the intersection of Vollmer and Chicago roads, when a Homewood woman caught their attention.
Marissa L. Bell-Taylor, 18, of the 18200 block of Hart Drive, was arrested and charged with reckless driving after police saw her speed past emergency vehicles, going 60 mph in a 30 mph zone, according to the report.
Bell-Taylor continued at the same speed for three blocks even as police followed her with emergency lights and sirens on, police said. Bell-Taylor then entered a parking lot at and continued at 50 mph without slowing or yielding to pedestrians who were heading into the school, police said. Bell-Taylor turned down another aisle and continued at a speed of 40 mph before finally pulling into a parking space, police said.
But the excitement didn't end there. After police pulled up behind Bell-Taylor and started to exit their vehicle, she quickly accelerated backwards, striking the bumper of the police vehicle.
She was taken into custody without incident, according to the report.