Two Chicago Police Officers Hurt In Accident
By John Dodge
CHICAGO (CBS) — Two Chicago police officers were injured after a car slammed into their SUV in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
Police said the driver of the car ran a red light and crashed into their squad car around midnight at Kedzie and Warren.
The police SUV had its lights and sirens on and was responding to a call at the time of the accident.
The driver of the car tried to run away from the scene, but was quickly apprehended.
Police said alcohol may be a factor in the crash.
Both officers were taken to the hospital for treatment. One officer has been released, while the second is still hospitalized.