2 Cops and 1 Other Injured in Car Crash

The accident happened at the intersection of 47th and La Salle streets.

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Injuries are reported in a New Milford crash.

    The driver of a car that crashed into a police squad car early Saturday received a handful of traffic citations, after she and two Chicago Police Officers were injured in the accident.

    Around 1:40 a.m., a car ran a red light and struck a police car at the intersection of 47th and La Salle streets, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.

    One police officer was taken to Mercy Hospital with minor injuries for observation, Gaines said. Another officer was treated on the scene.

    The driver of the other car, 18-year-old Diamonde McNeal, was taken to Saint Bernard Hospital with minor injuries, Gaines said.

    McNeal, of the 700 block of West 50th Street, was charged with running a red light, negligent driving, driving without insurance, and a municipal violation for damage to city property.

    McNeal is scheduled to appear in Traffic Court on December 5.