CHICAGO (CBS) — Two Chicago Police officers were injured Monday night when their unmarked squad car collided with another vehicle in the Hermosa neighborhood.
The accident happened at 9:08 p.m. in the 2100 block of North Pulaski Road, near Dickens Avenue, police said.READ MORE: Protesters Say Benet Academy In Lisle Rescinded Lacrosse Coach's Job Offer Because She Is A Lesbian
Two officers were headed north on Pulaski Road in an unmarked vehicle with their emergency equipment activated, when they hit a Honda Ridgeline that was also headed north on Pulaski Road and made an illegal U-turn.READ MORE: Extra-Alarm Fire Rages In Historic Pilsen Building
The officers taken to an area hospital in fair condition with leg and neck pain, police said.
The driver of the Ridgeline, a 23-year-old man, was taken to AMITA Health Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center for observation in good condition.MORE NEWS: CVS Looking To Fill 25,000 Jobs Nationwide
Traffic citations were pending against him, police said.