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Two Cops Among Three Hurt In West Englewood Crash

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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CHICAGO (CBS) — Two police officers were hurt when another vehicle blew a red light and struck their squad car early Tuesday in the West Englewood neighborhood. A civilian was also injured in the crash.

The crash happened about 1:30 a.m. when a squad car traveling westbound in the 1600 block of Marquette Road was struck by another vehicle that failed to stop at a red light, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

Two officers from the vehicle were both taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in good to “stable” condition, Alfaro said. Their injuries are not life-threatening, he said.

A civilian in a third vehicle that was involved in the crash was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, also with non-life-threatening injuries, Alfaro said. Details on how the third vehicle was involved were not immediately known.

Police could not say early Tuesday whether anyone was cited or charged in connection with the crash.

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