Squad Car Crash
The Oak Brook officer was southbound on Meyers Road in a squad car on the way to a medical emergency with lights and sirens activated about 7:15 p.m., according to Oak Brook police. A car heading east on 31st Street entered the intersection at Meyers and struck the squad car on the passenger side.
A vehicle collided with the officer’s squad car at 10:25 p.m. on Lake Shore Drive near Monroe Street, police said, citing preliminary information.
About 10:45 p.m., a vehicle was attempting to elude police during a traffic pursuit in the 8000 block of South Manistee Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said. During the pursuit, the suspect’s vehicle crashed into two police squad cars in the 8900 block of South South Chicago Avenue.
The officers were responding to a call and heading north in the 8800 block of South Jeffery Boulevard about 10:45 p.m. when a woman driving a silver sedan west on 89th Street collided with the police SUV in the intersection, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.
A Joliet man was charged with vehicular homicide after he drunkenly collided with a Chicago police cruiser Friday night — killing a passenger in his car while wounding himself, another occupant in the vehicle and two police officers.
One person is dead, following a late night crash involving a Chicago Police squad car in the city’s Austin neighborhood.
A man was charged Friday after a vehicle hit a squad car in the South Side Englewood neighborhood Wednesday night, leaving a Chicago Police officer and two other people injured.
An Illinois State Trooper was hurt early Monday when he was involved in single-vehicle rollover crash on the South Side.
A 30-year-old man died Saturday from injuries he suffered being hit by a Will County Sheriff’s squad car Wednesday night in southwest suburban New Lenox.
Two Chicago Police officers were injured early Saturday in a head-on collision with a car in the South Side Roseland neighborhood.
A man was in police custody Wednesday morning, after a chase that ended with a crash and shots fired by officers in the North Austin neighborhood.
A police squad car headed to an emergency call just off the Magnificent Mile was hit by another driver Friday morning, leaving both the officer and the other driver injured.
Four Chicago Police officers were hospitalized Monday morning after a crash involving two police vehicles in the Chatham neighborhood.
Two Chicago Police officers suffered minor injuries Tuesday evening when their squad car skidded into a fire hydrant in the Little Village neighborhood.