MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. (CBS) — Two crashes happened in succession in Mount Prospect Sunday morning, and one of them left a police officer injured.
The second accident that left the officer injured happened around 8 a.m.READ MORE: Saint Sabina Church Using $25,000 Donation For Gun Buyback Program Targeting Chicago Youths
Police were already blocking eastbound traffic after an accident at Dempster Street and Algonquin Road when a driver hit the officer’s sport-utility vehicle.READ MORE: Community First Medical Center Nurses Hold One-Day Strike
The driver said the sun was in his eyes and he did not see the officer’s vehicle.
The officer was taken to an area hospital. It was not known late Sunday how severely the officer was hurt.MORE NEWS: Man Robbed At Gunpoint In West Loop