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12 Injured, Including 10 Chicago Police Officers, in NW Side Crash

A "mix of civilians and officers" were hurt in the crash, according to fire officials

At least 10 Chicago police officers were hurt in a multiple-vehicle crash on the city's Northwest Side on Saturday night, according to authorities. 

Police say that two other individuals, a man and a woman, were also taken to local hospitals. None of the injuries are considered life-threatening, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

According to a preliminary investigation, two Chicago police vehicles, a marked van and an unmarked SUV, were involved in a traffic crash near the intersection of North Laramie and Division in the city's Austin neighborhood just before 10 p.m. 

The police vehicles then collided with several other civilian vehicles, according to police. 

A total of 10 Chicago police officers were taken to area hospitals, as were the man and woman involved in the crash. All 12 individuals are being treated for non-life-threatening injuries. 

Stay tuned for more details on this breaking story.

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