CHICAGO (CBS) — A driver struck a Cook County Sheriff’s Police squad car as it waited in traffic on the Eisenhower Expressway, forcing it into another squad car in front of it, Illinois State Police say.
The crash happened around 1 a.m. Sunday on the eastbound Eisenhower near Racine Avenue.READ MORE: 3 Killed, 2 Wounded In Kenosha Bar Shooting; Shooter At Large
The driver then attempted to flee the scene of the crash but was apprehended by responding Cook County Sheriff’s police officers.
Both officers in the vehicles that were struck were taken to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. The driver in the car that struck the squad cars was not injured.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Cooler Trend Next Week After Quiet Weekend
Police arrested and charged Zaccheus Torry, 42, with driving under the influence, Scott’s law and other traffic citations.
The eastbound lanes and ramp to Ashland Avenue were closed for an investigation from 1 a.m. until about 1:30 a.m.MORE NEWS: Protesters Hold 'Healing Circle' At Site Where Adam Toledo Was Shot And Killed By Police; 'Our Presence Is A Form Of Resistance'
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