2 cops, 1 other hurt in Gold Coast crash - New York News

2 cops, 1 other hurt in Gold Coast crash

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A motorist was arrested after crashing into a Chicago Police SUV, injuring two officers and another person early Sunday in the Gold Coast neighborhood.

Two officers were sitting in a squad car parked in the 1300 block of North Clark Street when the driver crashed into their SUV about 3:30 a.m., police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

The officers were investigating a previous accident and a 35-year-old man was sitting in the back of the squad car, which had its lights on at the time of the crash, police News Affairs Officer Daniel O'Brien said.

Paramedics transported one officer and the man to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, while the second officer was send to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. All victims were in good condition.

The driver was taken into police custody and is being questioned, but no charges have been filed as of Sunday afternoon.

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