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Chicago Police Officer Injured In Accident

A police officer injured his hand in an accident on Thursday morning. (CBS)

A police officer injured his hand in an accident on Thursday morning. (CBS)

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CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago Police officer is recovering in a hospital after a serious car accident on the city’s South Side.

The officer’s squad car slammed into a semi at 79th Street and Talman Avenue around 1:40 a.m.

The officer is being treated for a hand injury.

Police believe he may have broken a bone when the car’s airbag deployed.

The other officer in the car was not hurt.

No charges or citations had been issued.