CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago Police officer was rushed to the hospital Tuesday afternoon after police said a driver reversed and pinned him in the Gold Coast.
Two people were arrested.READ MORE: Another Victim Of Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy Identified: Francis Wayne Alexander, Of North Carolina
At 4:04 p.m., officers tried to pull over a car at Maple and State streets. Police said the car had previously been reported stolen.
When officers walked up, the man driving the car reversed and pinned officer, causing an injury to his lower leg, police said.
The officer was taken to a nearby hospital in fair condition, police said.READ MORE: Teen Charged In Pair Of September 2020 Carjackings On South Side
The male driver and a female passenger were taken into custody, police said. A weapon was also recovered.
Area Three detectives were investigating late Tuesday.
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