Officers Injured in Three-Car Crash

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2013  |  Updated 6:58 AM CDT
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Officers Injured in Three-Car Crash

Two officers were responding to a call with their lights on when a motorist slammed into them around 9:30 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Racine Avenue, officials said.

Two police officers were injured Tuesday after their squad car was hit while responding to a call, police said.

The officers were responding to a call with their lights on when a motorist slammed into them around 9:30 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Racine Avenue, officials said. Another vehicle was also sideswiped in the accident.

The Chicago Fire Department reported that six people were taken to area hospitals with injuries, but police said only four were injured in the crash, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

The officers were reportedly taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County with non life-threatening injuries while the occupants of the other vehicles were taken to area hospitals.

All involved in the crash are expected to survive.

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