CHICAGO (CBS) — A squad car responding to a call was hit by a woman driving a Jeep at the intersection of Grand and Sacramento avenues on Friday afternoon.
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The accident happened around 4:45 p.m. The marked police car with its lights and siren activated was traveling south on Sacramento when it was hit by the Jeep that was driving westbound on Grand.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Most Locations To Remain Dry Overnight
The squad had the right-of-way as the traffic control device signaled a green light. The Jeep had disregarded the traffic control device which signaled a red light, Chicago police said.
Two male officers were transported to an area hospital for nonlife-threatening injuries. The driver of the Jeep, a female about 30 years old,was transported to Mt. Sinai Hospital for nonlife-threatening injuries.MORE NEWS: Illinois State University Student Jelani Day's Death Ruled A Drowning
The Major Accidents Unit is currently investigating.