By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago police officer was struck by a vehicle during a traffic stop in the Chatham neighborhood Saturday night.

The officer stopped a white Buick SUV in the 8600 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue, when the driver fled, striking the officer’s arm, police said.

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The Buick then sped east on 83rd Street near Ingleside Avenue when the driver sideswiped a Toyota Camry that was heading west. The 38-year-old woman driving the Camry was not injured.

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Police are still searching for the drive of the Buick, and Area Two detectives are investigating.

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The officer was taken to a hospital in good condition.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff