CHICAGO (CBS) — Two Chicago police officers were taken to the hospital after a CPD vehicle was involved in a hit-and-run collision with a Jeep.

According to the Chicago Fire Department, the incident happened in the 800 block of West 87th after 4:30 Tuesday afternoon.

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A white Jeep Trail Hawk  was “traveling at a high rate of speed disobeyed a red light when he was attempting to make a turn onto 87th and Vincennes.” That’s according to the Chicago Police Department.

The offender fled on foot westbound after the crash. Police said no one is in custody.

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Authorities said one person suffered a laceration from an air bag that was deployed. Both were taken to the University of Chicago Hospital.

The officers are said to be in good condition.

This is a developing story.

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CBS 2 Chicago Staff