Officer Injured in North Side Crash

Officer was responding to call of a burglary in progress

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    The officer was responding to call of a burglary in progress when he crashed into another vehicle at North Sacramento Avenue and West George Street about 1:15 p.m. Monday. Dick Johnson reports. (Published Tuesday, Jan 1, 2013)

    A police officer responding to a burglary was injured in a traffic accident Monday in the North Side Avondale neighborhood.

    The officer was responding to call of a burglary in progress when he crashed into another vehicle at North Sacramento Avenue and West George Street about 1:15 p.m., according to police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala.

    The officer was taken in a good to fair condition to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Fire Media Affairs spokesman Kevin MacGregor said.

    No one else was injured.