CHICAGO (CBS) — Three Chicago Police officers were injured, one seriously, while making an arrest after a crash Wednesday morning in the West Side Austin neighborhood.
The 15th District officers were on patrol and saw a crash near Cicero and Roosevelt about 10 a.m., according to Chicago Police.
The officers tried to help the crash victims, but a male became combative and struck one of the officers, police said. Two other officers were injured while taking him into custody.
The male was taken to Loretto Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said, though they did not specify the nature of his injuries.
Three officers were taken to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, police said. One officer was in serious condition, and the other two were in good condition.
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