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: CBS 2 Vault: Walter Mondale Vs. Gary Hart In The 1984 Democratic Presidential Primary
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: Former Vice President, Democratic Presidential Nominee Walter Mondale Dies At 93
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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