CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago police car struck and seriously injured a pedestrian Thursday morning in the Fuller Park neighborhood.
Police said, shortly before 7 a.m., an unmarked squad car was heading east on 47th Street along the overpass above the Dan Ryan Expressway, when passengers getting off a CTA bus began crossing against the light at the Red Line stop.READ MORE: On 3rd Birthday Since She Vanished, Kierra Coles' Family Still Praying For Her Safe Return; 'She’s Alive Somewhere'
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The officer swerved to avoid hitting pedestrians, but the squad car hit a 26-year-old man in the crosswalk.
The victim was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in serious condition.MORE NEWS: As Jury Deliberates In R. Kelly Sex Trafficking Case, What Impact Will Verdict Have On His Future Trials In Chicago?
Police said the Major Accidents Investigation Unit was investigating.