CHICAGO (CBS) — Two Chicago Police officers were injured Thursday night when their unmarked squad car was struck in Grand Crossing.
At 8:41 p.m., a vehicle speeding down the road in reverse hit the unmarked police vehicle, police said.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Weekend Warmup Continues
Officers were trying to pull over the car when its driver sped off, police said. The officers followed the car, and that was when the driver went into reverse and hit the police vehicle, police said.READ MORE: At Least 10 Shot, 1 Killed In Weekend Violence In Chicago
The two officers were rushed to local hospitals in serious condition, police said.MORE NEWS: Bill For Reparations For Black Evanston Residents Soon To Go Up For Vote; Some Say It's Insufficient And Could Make Things Worse
The three men in the backward-moving vehicle that hit the squad car were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in an unknown condition police said.