Elgin Police Officer Among 2 Injured in Crash

The squad car and another vehicle collided about 12 a.m. at Dundee Avenue and River Bluff Road

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    An Elgin police officer was one of two people injured in a crash early Sunday in the northwest suburb.

    The squad car and another vehicle collided around midnight at Dundee Avenue and River Bluff Road, Commander Dan O’Shea said.

    The officer was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, O’Shea said.

    The driver of the other vehicle, a woman, was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

    Police Escort Ambulance Carrying Officer's Body

    [CHI] Police Escort Ambulance Carrying Officer's Body
    Chicago police officers escort the ambulance carrying the body of another officer who was killed in a crash. Other officers stood at attention outside the office of the Cook County Medical Examiner.

    The cause of the crash is under investigation, O’Shea said.