CHICAGO (STMW) — A driver who may have been intoxicated crashed an SUV into a police vehicle early Wednesday in the South Shore neighborhood, leaving two Chicago Police officers injured.
They were sitting in an unmarked police vehicle about 1:10 a.m. near 78th Street and Jeffery Boulevard when the SUV smashed into the back of it, according to preliminary information from police.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Winter Weather Advisories In Effect; Snow Arrives For Monday Morning Commute
The officers were taken to hospitals with injuries that weren’t thought to be life-threatening.READ MORE: Melissa Ortega, 8-Year-Old Girl Killed In Little Village Shooting, Had Just Emigrated From Mexico
Police said charges — possibly DUI — were pending against the SUV’s driver, whose age and gender weren’t released.MORE NEWS: Illinois State Departments, Driver Service Facilities Reopen Monday Weeks After COVID Surge
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