CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago police officer was injured Wednesday morning, when a woman ran a red light and crashed into the officer’s squad car in Bronzeville.
Police said a 33-year-old woman was headed west on 47th street around 5:45 a.m. in a Chevy Impala, when she failed to stop at a red light at Michigan Avenue, and crashed into a CPD squad car headed south on Michigan Avenue.READ MORE: FEMA To Cover Funeral Costs For COVID-19 Victims
The officer driving the squad car suffered a wrist injury and cuts to the face, and was taken to the hospital in fair condition.READ MORE: Live Updates From CBS News: 1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Shooting At Tennessee High School
The woman driving the Impala was taken to St. Bernard Hospital for leg pain.MORE NEWS: Cook County To Release 35,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Tuesday Afternoon
She also was ticketed for driving without insurance, failure to reduce speed, and disobeying a red light.