Two Cops Taken To Hospital After Police SUV Strikes Tree
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CHICAGO (STMW) — Two police officers were taken to a hospital early Saturday after their SUV slid on ice and slammed into a tree on the South Side.
The officers were responding to an assist call about 1:40 a.m. when the SUV slipped on ice in the 500 block of West 79th Street, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
The driver lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree, Greer said.
The two officers in the SUV were taken in good condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn for precautionary observations and were later released, police said.
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