Oak Brook police officer hurt in crash on way to emergency

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A west suburban police officer was injured in a crash on the way to an emergency call on Tuesday night.

The Oak Brook officer was southbound on Meyers Road in a squad car on the way to a medical emergency with lights and sirens activated about 7:15 p.m., according to Oak Brook police.

A car heading eastbound on 31st Street entered the intersection at Meyers and struck the squad car on the passenger side, a statement from police said.

The officer was taken to a hospital, treated and released, police said.

The other driver, a 30-year-old Chicago man, was cited for failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, police said.

Both the squad car and the other car sustained substantial damage.

An Oak Brook police officer was hurt when a squad car and another crashed Tuesday night. | Oak Brook police

An Oak Brook police officer was hurt when a squad car and another crashed Tuesday night. | Oak Brook police

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