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Police Officer Among Two Injured In Kennedy Crash

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CHICAGO (STMW) — A Chicago Police officer suffered minor injuries in a crash on the Kennedy Expressway early Sunday on the North Side.

The crash involving the unmarked Chicago Police squad car and the other vehicle happened about 4:20 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the Kennedy Expressway at Damen Avenue, according to Illinois State Police.

The officer was taken to a local hospital with “minor injuries,” police said.

The driver of the other vehicle was arrested for DUI after the crash and charges are pending against him Sunday morning, police said. A passenger in his vehicle was hospitalized for minor injuries.

Illinois State Police are investigating the crash.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)