Dolton Police Officer Seriously Hurt in Crash

The crash happened at approximately 6:15 p.m. Friday at 151st Street and Woodlawn

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A police officer in south suburban Dolton was seriously injured in a crash with another vehicle Friday night, police said.

The officer was rushed to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn after the crash at 151st Street and Woodlawn at approximately 6:15 p.m. 

Officials confirmed an officer was on patrol when another car hit his, and crashed into a tree. Police said the two weren't involved in a chase.

The other driver was taken into custody and given a sobriety test. Dolton Mayor Riley Rogers went to the hospital to check on the injured officer.

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