Chicago Police Department

3 Victims Including 2 Police Officers Hurt in Crash on Chicago’s West Side

The crash was reported Friday afternoon at the intersection of Grand Avenue and Sacramento Boulevard

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Two Chicago police officers and a third person were injured in a crash involving a squad SUV and a Jeep Friday afternoon in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the city's West Side, police said.

The accident happened at approximately 4:45 p.m. at the intersection of Grand Avenue and Sacramento Boulevard. According to police, a Jeep was traveling westbound on Grand when it disregarded a red light and struck a marked Chicago Police Department squad SUV that was traveling southbound on Sacramento.

Police said the squad vehicle had its lights and sirens activated and was on the way to an officer assist call.

The two officers inside the squad SUV were transported to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center for non life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Jeep, a 30-year-old woman, was sent to Mount Sinai Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The CPD Major Accidents Unit is leading the investigation into the crash.

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